CENTCOM Twitter, YouTube Accounts Hacked With Skilled-ISIS Messages

A Twitter account for U.S Central Command appeared to be hacked on Monday, and professional-ISIS messages have been posted on the social media web site. A U.S. Safety official knowledgeable NBC Info that the account had "clearly been hacked." CENTCOM’s YouTube channel moreover appeared to be hacked on Monday afternoon, with two ISIS films posted to the situation. About 45 minutes after the first tweets have been posted, the account had been suspended by Twitter. The Twitter account’s banner and profile footage have been modified by footage from the "CyberCaliphate," one in all which study "i actually such as you isis." A message posted sooner than the account was taken down claimed that the hackers had broken into U.S. military laptop methods and models and extracted particulars about service members and their households.

— Jim Miklaszewski and NBC Info Staff

First revealed January 12 2015, 9:fifty seven AM