Hackers hijack Twitter account of Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, offer to sell stolen data

Graham Cluley writes:

Normally the official Twitter account of Russia’s Foreign Ministry’s Crisis Management Centre does not make for the most fascinating read.

Normally @MID_travel simply retweets messages from other Russian government departments or embassies, as it offers advice on how Russian citizens can remain safe abroad.

But on July 2nd, the account was compromised by hackers who posted the following message (image credit: GrahamCluley.com):

MID tweet hacked

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