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US CENTCOM Twitter account hacked by IS supporters

The twitter account of the US Military’s Central Command, CENTCOM, has apparently been hacked by supporters of the Islamic State. Tweets from jihadi activists who took over the account included what looked like the phone numbers of senior US officers and operational plans regarding China and North Korea.

A tweet from the US CENTCOM account after it has allegedly been hacked, on January 12, 2015. (photo credit: screen capture)
A tweet from the US CENTCOM account after it has allegedly been hacked, on January 12, 2015. (photo credit: screen capture)

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