twitter-newsweek-hackIt seems that Newsweek’s Twitter account has been compromised for a while, where a group that laid claim to be an affiliate of the Islamic State (IS) has also followed up with threats against the Obama family. Needless to say, the FBI are already on the case, and are performing investigations that will hopefully be able to see the perpetrators caught (which looks set to be a seemingly impossible task at first), in addition to making sure that whatever threats issued will not be able to be carried out – especially not against someone as powerful as Obama.

Newsweek claimed that its Twitter account, @Newsweek, was hacked by a group that called themselves the “Cyber Caliphate.” This particular group has laid claim to be an affiliate of the Islamic State (IS), which has also seen previous hacking exploits include @Centcom, the Twitter account of the United States Central Command, not to mention the official Twitter account of Taylor Swift.

The entire Twitter Newsweek account hack lasted for a full 14 minutes, where they tweeted “#CyberCaliphate Bloody Valentine’s Day #MichelleObama! We’re watching you, you girls and your husband!”

There was also another message that was directed at the United States, stating, “While the U.S. and its satellites are killing our brothers in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, we are destroying your national cyber security system from inside.”

Filed in Computers. Read more about and . Source: fortune

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