• British Army's YouTube and Twitter accounts were hacked to promote crypto scams

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Hackers altered the British Army's Twitter page to make it seem like it was associated with The Possessed NFT project.
    Both the British Army's Facebook and Twitter accounts were hacked and used to promote cryptocurrency scams, the UK Ministry of Defence confirmed on Sunday. It's unclear when exactly hackers took over the two accounts, but they both appear to be back to normal now.
    “We are aware of a breach of the Army's Twitter and YouTube accounts and an investigation is underway,” the Ministry of Defence Press Office said on Twitter. “The Army takes information security extremely...
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  • British army Twitter and YouTube accounts compromised to promote crypto scams

    British army Twitter and YouTube accounts compromised to promote crypto scams

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    The British army is investigating an apparent hack after its official Twitter and YouTube accounts were compromised on Sunday. News of the breach was first reported by Web3 is Going Great. According to the blog, both accounts were simultaneously compromised to promote two different cryptocurrency scams. Although it has since been scrubbed, the army's verified Twitter account was briefly changed to look like a page for The Possessed , a project involving a collection of 10,000 animated NFTs with a price floor of 0.58 Ethereum. During that time, the account tweeted out multiple links to a...
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