Investigation into British Army Twitter and YouTube accounts hacked

We are aware of a breach of the military’s Twitter and YouTube accounts and an investigation is ongoing. The military takes information security seriously, and we’re working to fix it.said the Ministry of Defense on Twitter.

Until their investigation is complete, it would be inappropriate to comment further.the ministry added.

Cryptocurrency and images of Elon Musk

Cryptocurrency videos and images of businessman Elon Musk have appeared on the military’s YouTube channel while his official Twitter account retweeted a number of posts that appear to be JNF-related.

The JNF, for non-fungible token or non-fungible token“,”text”:”non-fungible token”}}”>non-fungible token in English (NFT), is a digital format which makes it possible to associate any virtual object, whether it is an image, photo, animation, video, or piece of music, with a certificate of authenticity recorded on a blockchain (or blockchain“,”text”:”blockchain”}}”>blockchain), the technology that serves as the basis for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.

The British Army apologized on Twitter for thetemporary interruption of its content, and announced the resumption of normal service for its account.

We will conduct a full investigation and learn from this incidentthe army said.

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