back to article 'Horndog hackers' have a Wales of a time slinging smut from UK gov Twitter account

British officials scrambled to apologize this afternoon after the official Twitter account of the Welsh arm of the UK government was clocked retweeting links to, and videos of, hardcore porno. During the brief but embarrassing episode, the account shared some decidedly NSFW posts from porn spam bots. While the offending posts …

  1. NoneSuch Silver badge
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    Could be worse...

    They could have advertised Al Murray's latest tour.

    1. robidy

      Re: Could be worse...

      Titsup or bottomsup?

  2. Blockchain commentard Silver badge

    This is the kind of thing that makes me occasionally think of getting a Twitter account.

  3. FozzyBear Silver badge
    Paris Hilton

    Honestly, Why are they apologising?

    PIctures of people getting screwed. It's closest to the truth politicians have cum in telling everyone what they are doing to the country

  4. sanmigueelbeer Silver badge
    Paris Hilton

    chalk the issue up to a staffer forgetting to sign out of the account before doing some, er, personal browsing

    Ooopsie!

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Other posts, which El Reg is not going to share, displayed far more graphic images and videos.

    More fake promises of nurses.

  6. Warm Braw Silver badge

    The Welsh arm of the UK government

    Well done for coining a new euphemism:

    I was just exercising my Welsh arm...

  7. The Oncoming Scorn Silver badge
    Coat

    Hacked - OMG

    Have they been fleeced?

    1. Paul Crawford Silver badge
      Coat

      Re: Hacked - OMG

      Oh that is a baaaaad joke!

      Thanks, mine has the mint sauce flavoured lub in the pocket =>

  8. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    A Freudian Slip Typo?

    We hear that opening a new incognito window is a good way to stop those pesky "hackers" from liking NSFW content with the corporate Twitter account. ®

    There may be an n missing somewhere in that sentence.

    1. phuzz Silver badge

      Re: A Freudian Slip Typo?

      Or possibly a 'c'?

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: A Freudian Slip Typo?

      I presume it was a confusion between Twitter and Facebook - i.e. in Twitter you retweet, in Facebook you like (or so I believe).

      Therefore not a typo but social media platform confusion.

      1. blcollier

        Re: A Freudian Slip Typo?

        Twitter also has likes...

  9. Suricou Raven Silver badge

    The worst part about this?

    It's just not funny any more. Just plain pornography has been done so many times, there's no humor value. Mix it up a bit next time. Try something weird - maybe the porn comedy "Hard BreXXXit" would be a good choice? Or something from the world of amateur adult animation that defies the limits of the real world. Or anything at all from Japan.

    Surely someone, somewhere must have made Rule 34 of the Welsh flag?

    1. Martin-73 Silver badge

      Re: The worst part about this?

      Go there and you'd get burnt

  10. W.S.Gosset Silver badge
    Pint

    Re: It turns out all you needed to do was follow its own accounts.

    Facilitates implementation and collection of the imminent Tug Tax!

    1. MCMLXV

      AmfM 1?

      Is it just me or does that sound a bit like AmanfromMars 1?

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