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U.S. military social media accounts apparently hacked by Islamic State sympathizers

2015/01/12

Washington Post - (International) The U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) announced January 12 that its military networks were not compromised and there was no operational impact to CENTCOM after hackers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State took control of CENTCOM's Twitter and YouTube accounts posting threatening messages and propaganda videos, along with military documents. Both accounts were taken offline and authorities are investigating.

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2015/01/12/centcom-twitter-account-apparently-hacked-by-islamic-state-sympathizers/

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