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British Army Twitter and YouTube accounts hacked

The Twitter and YouTube accounts of the British Army have been hacked in an apparent NFT scam.

The hackers changed both the profile and cover photos of the British Army’s Twitter account.

The YouTube account had been renamed ‘Ark Invest’ and showed several videos relating to cryptocurrency and images of billionaire business owner Elon Musk.

Posts from Twitter were made and retweeted from the account this evening, they were urging people to click a suspicious links to supposedly win non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The title of the NFT digital art collection was plastered across the cover photo alongside the slogan “Outbreak Imminent”.

The British Army has confirmed a “breach” of it its Twitter and YouTube accounts, and said it is investigating. The accounts are now back under control of the British Army.

Image via Twitter

Jason Davies

I am one of the editors here at I am a UK based technology professional, with an interest in computer security and telecoms.

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