Script Kiddies

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USA Today’s Twitter account hacked by Script Kiddies

USA Today appears to have become the latest high-profile hacking victim, with the newspaper’s Twitter account being temporarily taken over by the Script Kiddies hacking group. The account was swiftly brought back under USA Today’s control, and the Script Kiddies didn’t really have a chance to do much damage. But the incident shows how dangerous … Continue reading

NBC News Twitter hacked by Script Kiddies, false Ground Zero attack story spread

The NBC News Twitter account was seemingly hacked on Friday evening, spewing out some fake news stories including one suggesting that the Ground Zero site had been attacked. The hack seems to have been launched by the Script Kiddies, who have conducted hacks in the past and have claimed – among other things – to … Continue reading

Script Kiddies claim to be sitting on more than 50MB of hacked Walmart data

Hacking group The Script Kiddies claim to be sitting on a huge stash of hacked Walmart data, including sensitive employe information such as bank details and social security numbers. They say they will be releasing it at some point soon. Having targeted Pfizer earlier in the week and a Fox News Twitter account last month, … Continue reading

Obama shot dead, eh? Who hacked Fox News Politics Twitter?

The Fox News Politics Twitter feed, @foxnewspolitics, appears to have been hacked earlier today. Among the tweets sent out to followers: President @BarackObama assassinated, 2 gunshot wounds have proved too much. It’s a sad 4th for #america. #obamadead RIP The fake tweets started up at around 2am local time. Bizarrely, there was a tweet in … Continue reading