The Twitter account published a list of generals and addresses associated with them, titled “Army General Officer Public Roster (by rank) 2 January 2014// Subsequent posts read, “Pentagon Networks Hacked! China Scenarios” and “Pentagon Networks Hacked. Korean Scenarios.” »
This is how REUTERS is reporting the news of the day:
We can confirm that the CENTCOM Twitter and YouTube accounts were compromised earlier today. We are taking appropriate measures to address the matter,” Central Command said in a statement.
President Barack Obama is preparing to outline new proposals to protect the United States from cybersecurity threats.
After the hacking, the heading of the Central Command Twitter account showed a figure in a black-and-white headscarf and the words “CyberCaliphate” and “I love you ISIS,” using an acronym for the Islamic State group.
Central Command’s YouTube account featured videos posted by the U.S. military of air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq. It apparently was hacked to add two videos titled “Flames of War ISIS Video” and “O Soldiers of Truth Go Forth.”
This seems to fan the flames of ISIS ..
Recall in 2014 when the American military was told to begin scrubbing their social media presence of all mentions of military service.. and even more, just recently in Paris, law enforcement was instructed to quit social media altogether. CNN even reported this past weekend that ‘sleeper cells’ have been initiated in Europe–a fear in the United States as well now that Diane Feinstein has pointed to the same potential sleeper cell problem on the American continent..