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January 13, 2015 11:55 am

Islamic State Hacks US Central Command Twitter, YouTube Accounts

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The Islamic State hacked into the Twitter and YouTube accounts of US Central Command and posted threatening messages as well as propaganda videos. Photo: Screenshot.

Washington Post – Hackers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State took control of the social media accounts of the US military’s Central Command on Monday, posting threatening messages and propaganda videos, along with some military documents.

The command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were eventually taken offline, but not before a string of tweets and the release of military documents, some of which listed contact information for senior military personnel. A Centcom spokesman confirmed their accounts were “compromised,” and said later that the accounts have been taken offline while the incident is investigated more.

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  • Jonah

    Rev 17:16, The beast and the ten horns you saw will hate the prostitute (America), they will bring her to ruin and leave her naked……For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to give the beast their power to rule , until Gods words are fulfilled. The woman you saw is the great city that rules over the Kings of the eart. Read revelation 18 those are the charges God has brought against mystery Babylon. One thing to note is that God gives them the authority to destroy America, therefore America is toast. America now persecutes Israel and does not defend Christians. It is a country with an Islamic compass on its way to hell.

  • charlie johnson

    I would be willing to bet a gold monkey that the USA government allowed a spy to operate on the US payroll.Most of the attacks on US computers can be contributed to trust by the US “Security experts”. Golfers first and technology last.