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Twitter Hacked?

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Calamachino

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This is what i'm seeing when I go to twitter.com. What's goin on?
 

Schrade

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That red swoop on that flag looks like a dribbling penis with a ballsack.

(I almost colored in the red/blue/green/yellow dudes but I don't want to get banned)
 

ToxicAdam

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Iranian Cyber Army

THIS SITE HAS BEEN HACKED BY IRANIAN CYBER ARMY

iRANiAN.CYBER.ARMY@GMAIL.COM

U.S.A. Think They Controlling And Managing Internet By Their Access, But THey Don’t, We Control And Manage Internet By Our Power, So Do Not Try To Stimulation Iranian Peoples To….

NOW WHICH COUNTRY IN EMBARGO LIST? IRAN? USA?

WE PUSH THEM IN EMBARGO LIST

Take Care.
 

speculawyer

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So is this 'Iranian Cyber Army' a bunch of Iranian dissidents or Iranian government? Or neither?

TechCrunch report

Twitter Hacked, Defaced By “Iranian Cyber Army” (Developing)


by Michael Arrington on December 17, 2009

We’ve received multiple tips right around 10 pm that Twitter was hacked and defaced with the message below. The site is currently offline. We’re looking into this and waiting on a response from Twitter.

The message reads:

Iranian Cyber Army

THIS SITE HAS BEEN HACKED BY IRANIAN CYBER ARMY

iRANiAN.CYBER.ARMY@GMAIL.COM

U.S.A. Think They Controlling And Managing Internet By Their Access, But THey Don’t, We Control And Manage Internet By Our Power, So Do Not Try To Stimulation Iranian Peoples To….

NOW WHICH COUNTRY IN EMBARGO LIST? IRAN? USA?
WE PUSH THEM IN EMBARGO LIST ;)
Take Care.
Update: – We have just found out that the same defacement is appearing at at least one other site, mawjcamp.org. We are not able to see what was at this domain before, but it is now displaying the same defacement that Twitter was only a few minutes ago.

Twitter does not have the best record with security issues. We have previously covered a number of incidents, and as recently as two months ago their web servers were misconfigured to reveal detailed internal network information. We also previously wrote about their admin interface having a password of ‘password’ on one account, and the well-known Twitter doc incident. It was hoped that with the hiring of a new COO, Dick Costolo, as well as a number of other high-level engineers, including security experts, that Twitter had grown out of the phase of being vulnerable to security incidents on such a large scale.

We do not know a lot about the group claiming responsibility for the attack as we haven’t heard their name before and they do not show up in any defacement mirrors or security sites. Similar Iranian groups were active during the election campaign in that country. We have emailed the group (they were kind enough to leave an address on the defacement) for a comment (also added them on Gchat – worth a shot).

Update II: Twitter.com is down, status.twitter.com is down (not useful, perhaps they should host it at blogger). Some tweets are getting through at the moment because parts of the API are up. Search also seems to be working. The Firehose is up – Tweets are coming in from FriendFeed (all those tweets about ‘is twitter down’ are from third-party sites)

Update III: It is suggested that if you use the same password on your Twitter account with other accounts, now would be a good time to change your password on those other accounts. Because of the scale of this hack, it can only be assumed right now that Twitter has been completely compromised.
http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/12/17/twitter-reportedly-hacked-by-iranian-cyber-army/
 

RBH

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Good riddance.


Schrade said:
That red swoop on that flag looks like a dribbling penis with a ballsack.

(I almost colored in the red/blue/green/yellow dudes but I don't want to get banned)
HURR HURR HURR
 

baultista

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Iranian hackers take over a service built with RoR, a framework somewhat known for being insecure.




Congrats mr. black hats, but maybe next time you could try something a little more, I don't know... challenging?
 

Piano

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ToxicAdam said:
Iranian Cyber Army

THIS SITE HAS BEEN HACKED BY IRANIAN CYBER ARMY

iRANiAN.CYBER.ARMY@GMAIL.COM

U.S.A. Think They Controlling And Managing Internet By Their Access, But THey Don’t, We Control And Manage Internet By Our Power, So Do Not Try To Stimulation Iranian Peoples To….

NOW WHICH COUNTRY IN EMBARGO LIST? IRAN? USA?

WE PUSH THEM IN EMBARGO LIST

Take Care.

This rambling broken english fails to give me any indication what their purpose is. Way to go, hackers.
 

Crisis

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neorej

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ToxicAdam said:
Iranian Cyber Army

THIS SITE HAS BEEN HACKED BY IRANIAN CYBER ARMY

iRANiAN.CYBER.ARMY@GMAIL.COM

U.S.A. Think They Controlling And Managing Internet By Their Access, But THey Don’t, We Control And Manage Internet By Our Power, So Do Not Try To Stimulation Iranian Peoples To….

NOW WHICH COUNTRY IN EMBARGO LIST? IRAN? USA?

WE PUSH THEM IN EMBARGO LIST

Take Care.

Finally, I was wondering when the Iron Fist that is USA would be lifted. I'm so glad Iranian Cyber Army is finally stepping up and telling what I can and can't see!
 

eggandI

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oh god no twitter's homepage was overtaken for one minute, what's going on? the world as we know it is ending
 

bumbillbee

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I'm of Iranian descent, so I couldn't help but feel a bit of amused pride when I saw this. I mean, hacking twitter and the broken english message are pretty pathetic, but I gotta give them credit.
 

bumbillbee

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Yeah, just to be clear here, I don't support Ahmadinejad and all those idiots, and I'm all for the green revolution. I just found this kind of pathetic and funny. And the name is hilarious.
 
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