CENTCOM Social Media Accounts Hacked by Apparent ISIS Supporters

Embarrassing

A major embarrassment for the Pentagon today, as apparent ISIS supporters took over the YouTube and Twitter accounts of CENTCOM.

A group describing themselves as the “CyberCaliphate” apparently gained control of the official Twitter and YouTube pages of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) on Monday and began posting messages supportive of the jihadist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS).

The hack occurred at the same time as President Barack Obama was giving a speech on cybersecurity at the offices of the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C.

On Twitter, the group posted a message that declared “Pentagon networks hacked” where they indicated they broke into military “networks and personal devices.” In the message the “CyberCaliphate” identified themselves as being “under the auspices of ISIS.” They also included links to what they described as leaked military files. They then began posting screenshots they described as “China scenarios.”

The @CENTCOM accounts on Twitter and YouTube are now suspended.

UPDATE at 1/12/15 2:09:47 pm by Charles Johnson

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62 comments

1 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Jan 12, 2015 10:25:00am

Is GG celebrating this yet?

2 CuriousLurker  Jan 12, 2015 10:25:02am

Well, that’s embarrassing. Ugh.

Screeching about how it’s all Obama’s fault in 5…4… 3…

3 Charles Johnson  Jan 12, 2015 10:25:14am
4 b.d.  Jan 12, 2015 10:25:40am

We must bomb Twitter

5 Charles Johnson  Jan 12, 2015 10:25:51am

Yep, there he goes.

6 FemNaziBitch  Jan 12, 2015 10:27:15am

oy vey

7 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Jan 12, 2015 10:27:40am

What do we expect since Muslim Brotherhood is all in WH?

8 The Vicious Babushka  Jan 12, 2015 10:27:59am

Wingnuts celebrating, because EMBARRASSMENT TO OBAMA!!!!1!!!@

9 Dr. Matt  Jan 12, 2015 10:28:04am

It’s definitely not a conservative given the correct punctuation and proper use of “your”.

10 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Jan 12, 2015 10:29:34am

re:
#8

CentComGATE!!!!11

11 Charles Johnson  Jan 12, 2015 10:31:17am
12 Dr. Matt  Jan 12, 2015 10:31:43am

re: #4 b.d.

13 b.d.  Jan 12, 2015 10:32:33am

re: #12 Dr. Matt

[Embedded content]

WE ARE ALL TWITTERERS NOW

14 b.d.  Jan 12, 2015 10:34:50am

I hope the troops aren’t fooled by the Twitter takeover

What if ISIS calls for an ambush attack via Twitter orders!?!

15 b.d.  Jan 12, 2015 10:36:56am

His guy @ CENTCOM

0_o

16 makeitstop  Jan 12, 2015 10:37:00am

re: #13 b.d.

WE ARE ALL TWITTERERS NOW

JE SUIS TWITTER.
///

17 HappyWarrior  Jan 12, 2015 10:38:47am

re: #15 b.d.

His guy @ CENTCOM

0_o

[Embedded content]

His leprechaun told him to burn things too.

18 Charles Johnson  Jan 12, 2015 10:38:56am
19 The Vicious Babushka  Jan 12, 2015 10:39:42am

SSMOTI wants to recapture his lost crown:

20 FemNaziBitch  Jan 12, 2015 10:40:36am

Do you think anyone will point out that it was a twitter account that was hacked and not Central Command itself?

21 HappyWarrior  Jan 12, 2015 10:40:54am

re: #19 The Vicious Babushka

SSMOTI wants to recapture his lost crown:

[Embedded content]

Whatever DimJim, the president’s ambassador to France. What prominent American conservatives were there? Anyone? Bueller?

22 b.d.  Jan 12, 2015 10:42:14am

Next thing you know Cen Com will be ordering a lot of pizzas online.

23 Dr. Matt  Jan 12, 2015 10:42:20am

George Zimmerman arrest report released

According to an arrest report released Monday by Lake Mary police, the incident happened on Jan. 5. Officers on patrol that night near Zimmerman’s parents’ home heard glass break, and then saw a vehicle drive away from the home without its headlights turned on.

After officers stopped the vehicle, they said the driver told them Zimmerman had just thrown a glass wine bottle at her, broke her cell phone and made threatening comments.

The unidentified woman told police she had been living with Zimmerman for the last few months, and they had been in an intimate relationship. Police said the woman added she did not wish to be involved in their investigation, and stated she was only Zimmerman’s roommate.

Police said they found the broken wine bottle in the driveway of the home, and made multiple attempts to contact Zimmerman at the residence and by phone.

It wasn’t until four days later, on Friday, that police successfully made contact with Zimmerman, who agreed to speak with officers while his attorney, Don West, listened in over the phone.

24 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Jan 12, 2015 10:44:31am

re:
#15

My guy at U.S Central Command

OFFS

25 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Jan 12, 2015 10:46:02am

re:
#21

What prominent American conservatives were there?

All true American Patriot Christians against Terrorism have jobs and are working so hard and too busy. ////

26 lawhawk  Jan 12, 2015 10:47:54am

I’ve got a tile guy. I’ve got a dentist. I’ve got a floor guy. I even have a car guy.

But a Centcom guy? That’s a new one. Chuckles delusions seem to be getting worse by the day.

Or did someone manage to convince him that he works at Centcom even though they’re an outside contractor whose sole job is washing floors?

27 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Jan 12, 2015 10:48:20am

re:
#19

Oh, he would have liked to have been in Paris, huh? Didn’t Oboma just have a taxpayer paid vacation already?????

28 Charles Johnson  Jan 12, 2015 10:48:38am
29 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Jan 12, 2015 10:49:19am

re:
#26

I wonder who his WH guy is? Does he have an ISIS guy?

30 Dr Lizardo  Jan 12, 2015 10:50:03am

re: #26 lawhawk

I’ve got a tile guy. I’ve got a dentist. I’ve got a floor guy. I even have a car guy.

But a Centcom guy? That’s a new one. Chuckles delusions seem to be getting worse by the day.

Or did someone manage to convince him that he works at Centcom even though they’re an outside contractor whose sole job is washing floors?

You know, at 26 (IIRC), you’d think Chuckles is a little old to have imaginary friends.

31 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Jan 12, 2015 10:50:43am

re:
#15

My guy at U.S Central Command

Pretty sure archmoron blogger CCJ had no idea what CENTCOM was before today.

32 Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)  Jan 12, 2015 10:51:49am

re: #31 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse

re:
#15

Pretty sure archmoron blogger CCJ had no idea what CENTCOM was before today.

Their headquarters are adjacent to NINCOMPAC

33 Charles Johnson  Jan 12, 2015 10:52:14am

Guaranteed - Chuck is bashing out an error-riddled post right now.

34 The Vicious Babushka  Jan 12, 2015 10:53:44am

But enough about CCJ…

35 lawhawk  Jan 12, 2015 10:53:49am

re: #30 Dr Lizardo

Harvey, is that you? /Mr. Dowd

36 lawhawk  Jan 12, 2015 10:54:22am

re: #29 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse

re:
#26

I wonder who his WH guy is? Does he have an ISIS guy?

Sterling Archer? /

37 Higgs Boson's Mate  Jan 12, 2015 10:55:13am

CENTCOM has a Twitter account because why?

OMG r drone hit wedding party by mistake.
17 dead sux to be them LOL

38 Dr. Matt  Jan 12, 2015 10:55:35am

re: #34 The Vicious Babushka

But enough about CCJ…

We are getting trounced by guys who wipe their asses with their bare hands and marry seven year olds. #UniteBlue
— Tom Hoffman (@MrThomasHoffman) January 12, 2015

Arkansans?

39 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse  Jan 12, 2015 10:57:38am

re:
#34

We are getting trounced by guys who wipe their asses with their bare hands and marry seven year olds.

Isn’t it time to stop blaming Bush for the 911 attacks, the war in Iraq?

////

40 Charles Johnson  Jan 12, 2015 10:58:19am
41 FemNaziBitch  Jan 12, 2015 10:59:06am

re: #34 The Vicious Babushka

But enough about CCJ…

[Embedded content]

trounced

I believe that is a word made popular by Tigger.

42 FemNaziBitch  Jan 12, 2015 11:00:54am

HIstory channel had a show on yesterday hosted by Billy Ray Cyrus. One segment featured the Snake religion guys in West Virginia. They were interviewed and claimed “religious liberty” loud and clear.

One of them had a sister that died as a result of a snake bite during one of the “services”.

Tell me again how we are different from the tribal fundamentalists in the Middle East… .

43 lawhawk  Jan 12, 2015 11:01:38am

re: #40 Charles Johnson

Nope. That’s his guy at Notre Dame by way of Simpsons.

This is his guy at Centcom:

44 Eclectic Cyborg  Jan 12, 2015 11:05:16am

re: #29 Fourth Football of the Apocalypse

re:
#26

I wonder who his WH guy is? Does he have an ISIS guy?

Yes…and it’s the same guy.

45 Rightwingconspirator  Jan 12, 2015 11:05:46am

re: #37 Higgs Boson’s Mate

Sarcastic Reaper?

46 The Vicious Babushka  Jan 12, 2015 11:07:24am

re: #38 Dr. Matt

Arkansans?

Duck Dynasty

47 The Vicious Babushka  Jan 12, 2015 11:08:15am

re: #42 FemNaziBitch

HIstory channel had a show on yesterday hosted by Billy Ray Cyrus. One segment featured the Snake religion guys in West Virginia. They were interviewed and claimed “religious liberty” loud and clear.

One of them had a sister that died as a result of a snake bite during one of the “services”.

Tell me again how we are different from the tribal fundamentalists in the Middle East… .

Billy Ray, that is the father of Miley?

48 FemNaziBitch  Jan 12, 2015 11:08:53am

re: #47 The Vicious Babushka

Billy Ray, that is the father of Miley?

yes

49 Eclectic Cyborg  Jan 12, 2015 11:08:59am

re: #47 The Vicious Babushka

Yes indeed.

50 The Vicious Babushka  Jan 12, 2015 11:10:59am

BTTF II was the lamest movie in the franchise, also it totally got the Future all wrong, because lame

51 makeitstop  Jan 12, 2015 11:11:21am

re: #47 The Vicious Babushka

Billy Ray, that is the father of Miley?

Yeah, the former ‘Achy Breaky Heart’ guy.

52 No Country For Old Haters  Jan 12, 2015 11:11:38am

re: #5 Charles Johnson

Yep, there he goes.

[Embedded content]

53 FemNaziBitch  Jan 12, 2015 11:11:49am

I guess it was a re-airing of a show done in 2008.

54 Mattand  Jan 12, 2015 11:12:37am

re: #26 lawhawk

I’ve got a tile guy. I’ve got a dentist. I’ve got a floor guy. I even have a car guy.

But a Centcom guy? That’s a new one. Chuckles delusions seem to be getting worse by the day.

Or did someone manage to convince him that he works at Centcom even though they’re an outside contractor whose sole job is washing floors?

Non-snarky comment: I’m really beginning to wonder how much of CCJ’s output is basically untreated mental illness on display.

I’m being completely honest here. He has a guy in Centcom? Even someone as off the rails as Glenn Beck doesn’t say that kind of stuff.

This kind of stuff worries me, when you combine it with his gun ownership and penchant for stalking/doxxing people.

55 Feline Fearless Leader  Jan 12, 2015 11:12:39am

re: #32 Wendell Zurkowitz (slave to the waffle light)

Their headquarters are adjacent to NINCOMPAC

But the Prince of Pixels runs NINCOM -POOP.
//

56 FemNaziBitch  Jan 12, 2015 11:14:14am

NOw, I can’t find the episode in which Tigger threatened to Trounce someone. It was a very serious threat!

57 No Country For Old Haters  Jan 12, 2015 11:15:29am

re: #54 Mattand

This kind of stuff worries me, when you combine it with his gun ownership and penchant for stalking/doxxing people.

He’ll probably just use the gun on himself when he realizes that he’s a moron, and his huge ego collapses. I am a bit concerned for his wife if she actually exists.

58 Decatur Deb  Jan 12, 2015 11:19:15am

The course of the XXI Cent would be radically different if the cool kids at Milton had let CCJ sit at their table.

59 Decatur Deb  Jan 12, 2015 11:28:27am

re: #37 Higgs Boson’s Mate

CENTCOM has a Twitter account because why?
OMG r drone hit wedding party by mistake.
17 dead sux to be them LOL

That’s really very good. Cold, but good.

60 Backwoods_Sleuth  Jan 12, 2015 11:46:55am

re: #20 FemNaziBitch

Do you think anyone will point out that it was a twitter account that was hacked and not Central Command itself?

You think anyone noticed that the account didn’t have a blue verified checkmark?
Where’s the proof it was actually a CENTCOM twitter account?

61 Jay in Oregon  Jan 12, 2015 12:06:15pm

re: #33 Charles Johnson

Guaranteed - Chuck is bashing out an error-riddled post right now.

I know for a fact that he compared their Internet Provider addresses!

62 jamesfirecat  Jan 12, 2015 1:09:37pm

re: #56 FemNaziBitch

NOw, I can’t find the episode in which Tigger threatened to Trounce someone. It was a very serious threat!

Paw and Order

pooh.wikia.com

Technically it was , Nasty Jack pointing out the difference between a bounce and a trounce.

If you do a youtube search for it you should find it with no trouble.


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