Investigation into British Army Twitter and YouTube accounts hacked


Investigation into hack of British Army Twitter and YouTube accounts

Cryptocurrency videos, images of Elon Musk and content that appeared to be related to the JNF briefly appeared on the British Army's YouTube and Twitter accounts.

An investigation is underway after the British military's Twitter and YouTube accounts were hacked, the Ministry of Defense announced on Sunday.

We are aware of a breach of the military's Twitter and YouTube accounts and an investigation is ongoing. The military takes information security very seriously and we are in the process of resolving the issue, the Department of Defense tweeted.

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Until the investigation is complete, it would be inappropriate to comment further, the ministry added.

Cryptocurrency videos and images of businessman Elon Musk appeared on the Army's YouTube channel while his official Twitter account retweeted a a certain number of messages seeming to be related to JNFs.

The JNF, for non-fungible token or non-fungible token in English (NFT), is a digital format that makes it possible to associate any virtual object, whether an image, photo, animation, video, or piece of music, to a certificate of authenticity recorded on a chain of blocks (or blockchain) , the technology that serves as the basis for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in particular.

The British army has apologized on Twitter for the temporary interruption of its content publications , and announced the resumption of normal service of his account.

We will conduct a full investigation and learn from this incident, the army said.< /p>


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