Hackers take over Israel army Twitter account
Published on Jul 4, 2014 5:03 PM
JERUSALEM (AFP) - Internet hackers briefly took over an Israeli army Twitter account, the military said Friday, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire.
Israeli news website Ynet posted a screen shot of what it said was the offending tweet.
"#WARNING: Possible nuclear leak in the region after 2 rockets hit Dimona nuclear facility" in the south of the country, it read.
The army told AFP that "several incorrect tweets were posted" on its English spokesperson's account (@IDFspokesperson) late Thursday, saying the account had been "compromised".
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