NEWS FROM THE LAB - Monday, June 21, 2010

"Hacked By Turkish Hackers"? Posted by Mikko @ 19:58 GMT

For the past 12 hours, over 1000 Twitter accounts have been hacked with an unknown method.

The symptoms are always the same; the account is used to broadcast the phrase "Hacked By Turkish Hackers".

Hacked By Turkish Hackers

Here's a sample search via search.twitter.com.

Although the exploit mechanism is unclear, most of the compromised accounts seem to belong to Israeli Twitter users.

Hacked By Turkish Hackers

Perhaps there's a Twitter phishing run in Hebrew underway?