Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's Twitter account got hacked.
You can see the name of the group claiming credit.
A Twitter spox confirmed that what we were all seeing was what we presumed.
A few more screengrabs below. This went on for quite a while, and much N-word was spewed.
Some concerns and grim lulz below, from those of us who observed in horror.
Prevailing theory, not confirmed at the time of this blog post on Friday afternoon, is that the hacked @jack tweets were posted using Cloudhopper, a tool for for posting tweets by SMS (phone texting). It's possible the hackers who were tweeting from the account got access by spoofing the number linked to his Cloudhopper account to send tweets from his mobile phone.
An investigation by Propublica and Bayerischer Rundfunk found 187 servers hosting more than 5,000,000 patients' confidential medical records and scans (including a mix of Social Security numbers, home addresses and phone numbers, scans and images, and medical files) that were accessible by the public, "available to anyone with basic computer expertise."
Of course they announced it at the end of the day on Friday, that’s what you do with bad news.
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