'Script Kiddies' hijack USA Today Twitter account



‘Script Kiddies’ hijack USA Today Twitter account.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/09/6Yb6z.jpg[/newsimage]Hackers calling themselves The Script Kiddies lived up to their name by assuming control of the official USA Today twitter feed this week. The group took the brief opportunity (the publication has since regained access) to engage in some cyber shenanigans - something it's quickly earning a reputation for.

Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/script-kiddies-hijack-usa-today-twitter-account-52306/](http://www.myce.com/news/script-kiddies-hijack-usa-today-twitter-account-52306/)

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How could anyone even tell that McNews had been hacked?


[QUOTE=olyteddy;2605412]How could anyone even tell that McNews had been hacked?[/QUOTE]
The writing quality went up :slight_smile:


This is what happens when you set the wrong people, but more importantly, the wrong or no policies, regarding security.

I see countless examples of improper security each and every day. It amazes me that the planet has not blown up yet.