National Oil Company of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Aramco’s Twitter Account Hacked

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The world renowned Saudi Aramco which is a national oil company of Saudi Arabia had its Twitter @Saudi_Aramco account hacked by a hacker going with the handle of Mister Rero. 

The hacker did not only hacked the account but also changed the account’s official logo into a picture of the Heath Ledger’s portrayal of “The Joker” from the film “The Dark Knight” Batman movie along with series of Tweets to the Saudi Aramco’s 46,000+ followers. 

One of the Tweet by hacker explains that Saudi Aramco’s Twitter account is hacked by Mister Rero. 

Account has been compromised by Mister Rero for through a loophole of Alheczr discovery Joseph hacker to connect with Joseph.

The account which was under hackers for a while has now been regained.

Saudi Aramco is the same company which was under massive malware attack back in August 2012, affecting its more then 30,000 computers. 

However, Saudi Aramco is not the only company whose Twitter account was compromised, few hours ago the official Twitter account South African Ministry of State Security was hacked. Also, during these three weeks, France 24 Arabia and France 24 Observers Twitter AccountsQatar Foundation’s Twitter accountAFP Photo Twitter accountTop Gear’s Presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s Twitter accountBurger King’s Twitter and last but not the least, Donald Trumps Twitter were also hacked.


Waqas

Waqas Amir is a Milan-based cybersecurity journalist with a passion for covering latest happenings in cyber security and tech world. In addition to being the founder of this website, Waqas is also into gaming, reading and investigative journalism.