News1130 Traffic apologizes after Twitter hackers share offensive tweets

Jan 17 2019, 5:16 pm

For a brief period last night, News 1130 Traffic’s Twitter page was sharing a lot more than commuter updates.

A group of hackers managed to take over the account and over the duration of several hours, shared a number of offensive tweets.

News 1130

Captured by Daily Hive

While it’s uncertain who took over the page, one of the messages tweeted out included a group called “spankgang” being tagged.

The group was also tagged in a number of replies to the tweets sent out last night.

News 1130 confirmed via Twitter that their traffic account had been hacked for several hours. The page issued an apology shortly after and confirmed that the issue was resolved.

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