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SEC Twitter Account Sends Out Porn Spam, Apologizes for Being Hacked

They should really change their password from "password123."
June 25, 2016, 4:59pm

@snavetrebor We've deleted and taken proper security precautions. Apologies for anyone offended.
— Chuck Dunlap (@SEC_Chuck) June 25, 2016

The SEC should really change its password from "password123" because it seems like their security has more than a few holes in it. Today, the account was hacked and spammed out a few, well, inappropriate pictures (linked for trigger warning purposes) linking to porn sites. Chuck Dunlap, head of SEC communications, commented on the situation (above) and they released a statement, apologizing for being hacked.

SEC statement on Twitter hacking pic.twitter.com/fqSWxRbCvy
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 25, 2016

The incident comes on the heels of another major sports Twitter hack earlier this month, which saw the NFL account tweet out Roger Goodell's untimely—and, ultimately, untrue—death. Some reprehensible wishful thinking, likely from Patriots fans on that NFL hack. But the SEC hack was actually just business as usual: attempting to sell image rights of young people under shady circumstances.