It’s getting to the point where we may just need to start a weekly “hack roundup” here at PR Daily. A trio of high-profile hacks are making headlines just days after a big attack on Chipotle.
The first hack hit Twitter chief financial officer Anthony Noto. From Bloomberg:
Anthony Noto’s account on the social-media website, @anthonynoto, sent hundreds of auto-replies to various Twitter users with posts containing spam links, indicating that the account was compromised. There’s no sign that any account information was stolen, and it isn’t clear how the tweets were sent, said Jim Prosser, a spokesman for Twitter.
Noto’s account was secured and the spam tweets were taken down.
In another hack, Delta’s Facebook page was compromised and two objectionable pieces of content were posted before the brand was able to regain control.
The brand confirmed the hack on Twitter: