Updated on 2022-10-28
The New York Post confirmed a cybersecurity incident wherein the attackers took control of its Twitter account and website to publish offensive tweets and headlines targeting U.S. politicians. Read more: New York Post hacked with offensive headlines targeting politicians
Overview: New York Post hack
Controversial right-wing tabloid the New York Post said it suffered a security breach on Thursday. No official details were provided, but users on social media reported that the NY Post website and Twitter accounts were seen posting calls for the assassination of several prominent Democrat figures.
The New York Post has been hacked. We are currently investigating the cause.
— New York Post (@nypost) October 27, 2022
JUST IN – NY Post's website and Twitter account hacked. pic.twitter.com/Re15ZJslAE
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) October 27, 2022