Yesterday Burger King, Today Jeep, MTV Twitter Gets Hacked John P. February 19, 2013 News 2 Comments 103 Shares Google+ 82 Twitter 19 Facebook 0 LinkedIn 2 Reddit 0 Pin It Share 0 Buffer 0 103 Shares × It’s been a big 24 hours for high profile Twitter hacks, notably Burger King, and now Jeep both losing control of their accounts to hacker groups. UPDATE: MTV and their 6.6 million followers have also been victimized! UPDATE 2: The MTV hack was apparently a self-inflicted attempt to grab some social media attention. Heading over to Twitter.com/Jeep and you’ll find choice tweets like: You’ll never catch @50cent ridin in a Dirty Ass @jeep !!!! #ForDaLuLz #FreeJeep — Jeep (@Jeep) February 19, 2013 First Burger King now @jeep has been hacked. Glad people have so much pointless time on their hands — Johnny Teater (@johnnyteater) February 19, 2013 Does @burgerking have any advice for Jeep? — Andrew (@helloandrewc) February 19, 2013 Sorry guys… no more @jeep production because we caught our CEO doing this… twitter.com/Jeep/status/30… — Jeep (@Jeep) February 19, 2013 We got sold to @cadillac because we caught our employees doing these in the bathroom =[ twitter.com/Jeep/status/30… — Jeep (@Jeep) February 19, 2013 Meanwhile, MTV now has troubles of their own with choice tweets such as: ON A SCALE OF 1 TO RATCHET, HOW MUCH BETTER ARE THE @bet AWARDS THAN THE VMAS??? #MTVHACK — HACKED MTV! (@MTV) February 19, 2013 MMM. THIS BURGER TASTES GOOD!!!!!!!!!! #MTVHack — HACKED MTV! (@MTV) February 19, 2013 #BETEXPERIENCE: bet.us/BETX13 #MTVHACK — HACKED MTV! (@MTV) February 19, 2013 Seems to me that companies need to take their password security a little more seriously so that these things don’t happen. It’s a serious black eye on the brand. 2 Responses Richard Waterworth February 19, 2013 They just sorted it all out, all is under control. Oliefan37 February 19, 2013 They did a whole lot better than BK taking back control.