BBC Twitter Accounts Hacked by "Syrian Electronic Army"

BBC Twitter Accounts Hacked by "Syrian Electronic Army"

The raft of corporate Twitter hacks continues as accounts managed by the BBC were compromised this morning. 

The first sign of a hack came from the @BBCWeather account which began tweeting irregular messages such as "Saudi weather station down due to head on-collision with camel." A now-deleted tweet gave credit for the hack to a group called the "Syrian Electronic Army." 

The other hacked BBC Twitter accounts were @BBCArabicOnline and @BBCRadioUlster. The BBC has regained control of the Radio Ulster account, but the BBC Arabic account is still in the hands of the hackers. 

[via TNW]

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