Jeep Twitter Account Hacked – is it Twitter’s Fault?

Via: ZD Net

On Monday Burger King’s Twitter account was hacked, today Jeep’s account was compromised. Are brands taking enough care of their social properties?

 Tweets from the Burger King compromised account included references to the hacker group Anonymous and LulzSec. The hashtag #OpMadCow was used to refer to the takeover.

On Tuesday, the Twitter account for Jeep was taken over by presumably the same hackers that hacked the Burger King account. The hashtag #OpMadCow was again used.

Jeep’s Twitter description was modified to “The official Twitter handle for the Jeep – Just Empty Every Pocket, Sold to Cadillac –[#OpMadCow #OpWhopper.

Cadillac moved to state that it was not connected to the hack:

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