Hackers hijacked nearly half of the NFL’s Twitter accounts

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The social media accounts of several NFL teams and one belonging to the NFL were hacked, the NFL said in a statement today. Nearly half of the teams in the league had their Twitter accounts hacked on Sunday and Monday, and the hacker group OurMine has taken responsibility for the hacks, according to the BBC.

Many of the hacked tweets promoted OurMine, announcing that the hacking collective is “back” and that “everything is hackable.” NFL reporter Dov Kleiman collected many screenshots of the hacked pages in this Twitter thread.

The BBC reports that Facebook and Instagram…

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