The official Twitter account of The Olympic Games and The International Olympic Committee (IOC) media department has been a victim of a hacker attack.
It said Twitter itself Saturday in a press release.
Both the accounts were closed as a result of the attack, but is Sunday morning once again open.
Accounts have been hacked through a tredjepartsplatform, writes a spokesman for Twitter, in an email.
- When we became aware of the problem, we closed the compromised accounts down, he writes.
Twitter is now working to re-open the accounts.
A spokesman for the IOC said that the IOC is going to investigate the attack.
in addition to the two olympic accounts have FC Barcelona's account has been hacked. It said Twitter also on Saturday, and on Twitter confirmed the attack.
- FC Barcelona will make a cybersikkerhedsundersøgelse and will review all protocols and connections to third-party applications in order to avoid similar situations, write the club in a tweet.
the Article continues under the tweetet.
FC Barcelona will conduct a cybersecurity audit and will review all protocols and links with third party tools, in order to avoid such incidents and to guarantee the best service to our members and fans. We apologise for any inconvenience this situation may have caused.— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 15, 2020
In the last month, several american football clubs 'accounts hacked, including the San Francisco 49ers' and the Kansas City Chiefs', a few days before the Super Bowl was played.
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