Some Twitter accounts for the New York Post and UPI, as well as the news agency’s website, were briefly hacked Friday.
The hack apparently started at 12:30 p.m. with a message that read “American soldiers, we are coming, watch your back. ISIS.”
“The Interview” has opened in several New York City theaters to enthusiastic crowds as interested in the world drama the film produced as anything on the screen.
The office supply retailer announced in October that it was looking into a potential credit card breach, adding to a long list of retailers recently hit by cyberattacks.
The group also released a trove of data files: what they called the beginning of a “Christmas gift.” But GOP, as the group is known, included a message warning that people should stay away from places where “The Interview” will be shown, including the upcoming premiere. Referencing 9/11, it urged people to leave their homes if located near theaters showing the film.
This week one of entertainment’s comedic legends passed away, Hollywood got hacked, and apparently everyone is in court for something or the other.
The FBI has launched an investigation, and a multi-agency response team is attempting to figure out the scope of the breach, DHS said.
The personal data of more than 50 million LivingSocial customers may have been compromised when the daily deals Web site was hacked this week.
The hackers sent out a bogus tweet about a non-existent attack on the White House.
Four men hailed the cab on Manhattan’s West Side, asking to be taken to the Bronx. They said the cabbie, Mohammed Azam, refused and suggested they all go to a nearby police precinct instead.
The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission voted unanimously to amend existing regulations to require that drivers maintain “a professional appearance.”
A new way to cause mischief quickly spread through short-messaging service Twitter Tuesday morning before the site could fix the problem.