back to article Tesla Twitter account and website hijacked, Elon Musk pwned

The website and Twitter account of carmaker Tesla were hacked over the weekend, as part of what looks like a prank between rival hackers. Elon Musk’s personal Twitter account was also hijacked on Saturday night (US time) by miscreants who at one point claimed to be from the infamous Lizard Squad hacking crew. The name …

  1. DropBear Silver badge

    "Redirecting surfers to a website under hacker control is rather more serious, because this sort of thing can easily be used to spread malware."

    I don't see how "merely" defacing a website is "rather less serious" in terms of risk, considering once one has the ability to upload his own index.html, there's nothing preventing one to also attach some malware to it, whether that too gets uploaded the same way or hosted somewhere else.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Just think of the children...

    ...and perhaps the cars that can also be hacked so easily.

  3. Mark 85 Silver badge

    Other than it being Tesla and Musk

    Why is this even news? Websites get clobbered everyday.... Oh.. the Musk connection.. got it.

  4. Keven E.

    One of my favorites...

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