Hackers attack on NYT and information about missile attack on USA
The account, @NYTVideo, tweeted Sunday morning "BREAKING: leaked statement from Vladimir Putin says: Russia will attack the United States with Missiles.” That tweet was followed by another series of tweets from the account, claiming to be from the hacking group "OurMine," which often hacks popular social media accounts, posting joke messages on them.
"The account was compromised. We have deleted the tweets and are investigating the situation," a New York Times spokesperson told.
Later in the morning, the @NYTVideo account deleted those tweets and posted a new message explaining the issue.
"We deleted a series of tweets published from this account earlier today without our authorization. We are investigating the situation," the tweet said.