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British Army’s social media accounts hacked by crypto scammers

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The British Army’s official Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube accounts were breached on July 3 for almost four hours, with scammers promoting rip-off non-fungible token (NFT) collections and cryptocurrency scams.Just after 2PM ET on July 3, the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MOD) Press Office tweeted it was aware the Army’s social media accounts were compromised and had begun an investigation.Nearly four hours later, close to 5:45PM ET, the Office provided an update that the account breaches were resolved.

The British Army's official Twitter account also apologized for the posts, saying it would conduct an investigation and “learn from this incident.”The breach of the Army’s Twitter and YouTube accounts that occurred earlier today has been resolved and an investigation is underway.

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