Olympics and FC Barcelona Twitter accounts Hacked

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Olympics and FC Barcelona Twitter accounts  Hacked

The official Twitter accounts for soccer clubs, Olympics and Barcelona were being hacked on Saturday February 15, by a group recognized to hack social media accounts owned by popular persons. 


OurMine took credit history for the hacks on Saturday in a tweet which has lengthy been deleted from the Olympics Twitter account.


The tweet read 


"Hi, we are OurMine. Anything is hackable."


The group also disclosed that Neymar da Silva Santos Jr may be heading back to Barcelona as it explained it go through private messages that backed the claim. 


The tweet read 


"Perfectly, we examine some private messages and it appears like Neymar will again listed here."


Olympics and FC Barcelona Twitter accounts hacked


Confirming the incident, a Twitter spokesperson said the  accounts ended up hacked by a team known as OurMine and by means of a "third-celebration system."


The Twitter spokesperson for Barca said 


"As soon as we ended up built knowledgeable of the difficulty, we locked the compromised accounts and are working intently with our partners to restore them."


A spokesperson for the Intercontinental Olympic Committee said in a statement 


"The IOC can affirm that it is investigating a prospective breach into some of its social accounts."


FC Barcelona also verified the hack and disclosed that it will have out a cybersecurity audit which will critique all protocols and inbound links with 3rd party resources to end the reoccurrence of these types of. 


The Spanish club said 


"FC Barcelona will carry out a cybersecurity audit and will review all protocols and hyperlinks with 3rd get together resources, in buy to keep away from this sort of incidents and to assurance the best support to our associates and enthusiasts."


Recall that the Twitter accounts of a number of U.S. Countrywide Soccer League (NFL) teams including the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas Metropolis Chiefs were also hacked in January, couple times to the Super Bowl. 

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