From Graham Cluley's Blog at SophosLabs:
BP has admitted that its official Twitter account was compromised temporarily yesterday by hackers who posted a joke about its attempts to stem the devastating oil leak that has polluted the Gulf of Mexico.
According to a report from Business Insider, an unauthorised posting appeared on the BP America Twitter account at about 8.00am UK time on the 27th May.
The message read:
Terry is now in charge of operation Top Kill, work will recommence after we find a XXL wetsuit. #bpcares #oilspill
Here's an image of what was posted: [...]
Continued here: http://www.sophos.com/blogs/gc/g/2010/05/28/bps-twitter-account-hacked-pranksters/
Also : BP pwned by Twitter pranksters
Pint-size luxury and funky style
Shopping for a new car this weekend? See how the BMW X2 stacks up against the Volvo XC40 in our side-by-side comparison.