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Cyber Caliphate hackers take over Twitter account of Newsweek

2015/02/11

Softpedia - (International) The FBI is investigating a February 10 hijack of Newsweek's Twitter feed in which attackers claiming to be Islamic State (ISIS)-affiliated hacker group Cyber Caliphate posted threats to the U.S. President's family before the company regained control of the feed within 14 minutes. Newsweek confirmed that the Twitter accounts of International Business Times and Latin Times were also hijacked by the group.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Cyber-Caliphate-Hackers-Takes-Over-Twitter-Account-of-Newsweek-472832.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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