Tweets that were supposed to be about immigration reform were hacked and links to 911 videos were inserted instead. A hacktivist group called Syrian Electronic Army took responsibility for the hack.
According to the Cnn money…
In a statement to CNNMoney, the hacktivist group known as the Syrian Electronic Army took responsibility for the hack, claiming to have broken into the president’s ShortSwitch account — a link-shortening service.
The account, @BarackObama, is used by the president’s Organizing For Action campaign.
“OFA links that were posted on Twitter/Facebook was hacked and redirected to a video showing the truth about Syria,” a member of the Syrian Electronic Army told CNNMoney. The hacktivist group claims that it gained access to multiple OFA email accounts, in addition to MyBarackObama.com and donate.barackobama.com.