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One Response to Script Kiddies Lay Claim To NBC News Twitter Account Hack

  1. Bogwitch September 14, 2011 at 8:43 am #

    So a new player in the ‘hack-for-publicity’ camp?
    At least they’re honest about what they’re doing. Using simple tools that are available to all and sundry, not writing their own exploit code.
    did they social engineer to get the password or brute-force it? Who cares. It was a wetware issue one way or another.
    I don’t expect s_kiddies will stay around for too long and if they do, perhaps they’ll only boast about hacking non-twitter sites on twitter; it seems that twitter aren’t keen to have their own site affected…