The cyber group called OurMine has successfully hacked the International Olympics Committee (IOC) Twitter account this evening. A post from the hacking group appeared on handles belonging to the IOC, including the official Olympics and IOC media accounts this evening. The Athletes 365, Youth Olympics Games and official Rio 2016 account were among the other affected.
A spokesperson for the IOC confirmed the organization was investigating “a potential breach into some of it’s social account.
“Hi, we are OurMine” the post seemingly published simultaneously across the IOC’s Twitter pages read “Everything is hackable”.
“To improve your account (sic) security, contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org”