It appears the security breach allowed the hackers to compromise the New York post twitter and facebook accounts.
“The New York Post(@nypost) #Facebook Page hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army #SEA pic.twitter.com/f8g0O6vbSH” The tweet posted by group reads.
|Hacked SocialFlow allows NewYork post facebook access|
|Twitter account of NewYork Post|
Hacked facebook page: “https://facebook.com/NYPost.”. The group hacked the following twitter accounts belong to New york Post: @NewYorkPost, @NYPost_Lewis, @NYPost_Schwartz, @NYPost_Mets, @nypostbiz.
Twitter account(@JReidPost) belong to Washington Post sports columnist “Jason Reid” also got hacked and posted the “Syrian Electronic Army was here” tweet.
“Update: today an employee’s email account was compromised in a phishing attack. As a result, our Twitter and FB accounts were compromised.” SocialFlow said in a response to the hack. But, The organization didn’t confirm about their website hack.
“No customer access or data was compromised in this attack. As part of our security controls, we immediately took our service offline.”
“Advice: Don’t lie on your customers, Your main website and blog was hacked too. :)” Syrian Electronic Army said.