The hackers changed the profile picture, header, and display name of the Twitter account to a famous NFT collection “BAPESCLAN” to fool the followers. They tweeted a malicious link that redirected users to another platform to access their crypto wallets. The hackers also retweeted some scam giveaways accounts.
“Apologies for the temporary interruption to our feed. We will conduct a full investigation and learn from this incident. Thanks for following us and normal service will now resume.”
Finally, on Monday, the British Army social media team recovered its Twitter and YouTube accounts. They posted an official statement: