U.S. Military's CentCom Twitter Account Hacked With Jihadist Messages

January 12, 2015 6:36 PM

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The Twitter account of the U.S. Central Command was compromised with messages purporting to be from Islamic State, days after 17 people were killed in connected terrorist attacks in Paris.

Central Command confirmed today that its Twitter and YouTube accounts had been hacked. The Twitter feed was quickly suspended, and the command’s public website wasn’t affected.

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