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Hackers post Nazi symbols on Twitter

Posted at 8:03 AM, Mar 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-15 11:03:54-04

Several Twitter accounts were hacked on March 15 in what appeared to be an attack on Germany and the Netherlands.

  • Hackers changed the background image of several accounts to the Turkish flag, posted swastikas, and called Germany and the Netherlands Nazis
  • The tweets appear to support Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who recently called the Dutch government "Nazi remnants and fascists."
  • Forbes, Starbucks, the University of Chicago, and the Atlanta Police Department were just a few of the many organizations affected by the hack.