British Army Twitter and YouTube accounts hacked briefly for crypto scam


The British military regained control of its Twitter and YouTube accounts on Sunday after they were briefly hacked and used to post information about cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens.

“Apologies for temporarily interrupting our feed. We will fully investigate and learn from this incident,” a post on the @BritishArmy Twitter account said. Earlier, the account had retweeted several posts about NFTs.

The Army’s YouTube account, which had been renamed “Ark Invest” and featured several cryptocurrency-related videos, was also restored to its original state.

His Twitter feed currently has 362,000 followers, while the YouTube channel has 177,000 subscribers.

Ark Invest is the name of a global investment company. The company did not immediately respond to a request for comment submitted by email and on the company’s website.


Read full article here

Leave a Reply