Hacked Twitter accounts have been a feature of the Internet ever since the platform started gaining serious momentum in the late 2000s. One of the bigger stories was of Taylor Swift’s account and a subsequent ransom of alleged naked photos. Sometimes the threats are empty, sometimes they aren’t. Other times, the hackers just get straight to the point, and start doing ridiculous things with the stolen credentials. That’s what happened in two cases Sunday and Monday.
In the first case, New South Wales, Australia Rugby League’s Twitter account was taken over. The account has more than 30,000 followers. The hackers immediately re-tweeted pornographic [...]