Protection Secretary Social Passwords Modified After CENTCOM Hack

The USA Central Command reactivated its Twitter and YouTube accounts after a hack Monday, and is cooperating with the FBI within the company’s investigation right into a breach of its accounts by a gaggle calling itself Cyber Caliphate. No particulars have been offered relating to any modifications in safety for CENTCOM’s social media profiles.

In the meantime, because of the hack assault on a few of CENTCOM’s social media accounts, the Workplace of the Secretary of Protection ordered Tuesday that the passwords for 50 social media accounts inside the Secretary’s workplace be modified, and that it assessment procedures for managing the accounts and supply tricks to all account directors on the best way to greatest shield the accounts. The orders apply solely to these accounts inside the Protection Secretary’s workplace.

One Protection Division official on Monday referred to as the hack incident "clearly embarrassing," however added that it was "not a safety menace."

Protection officers level out that the Protection Division and army have hundreds of social media accounts. As of now the Pentagon has not issued system-vast directions or warnings relating to the dealing with of these social media accounts.

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— Jim Miklaszewski

First revealed January thirteen 2015, 10:37 AM