The Twitter account of Mariah Carey was hacked on New Year’s Eve, attackers posted a series of offensive, racist and lewd tweets. The messages also contained sexual insults against the about rapper Eminem.
“Mariah Carey’s Twitter account appeared to have been hacked Tuesday afternoon, a company spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. ”
“Screenshots show a series of inappropriate tweets apparently sent out from Carey’s account — the singer has 21.4 million followers on Twitter — on New Year’s Eve.”
The tweets began around 3 pm PST and continued throughout the day, several messages used the N-word and tagged other Twitter accounts.
The Chuckling Squad has taken credit for a number of attacks on high-profile Twitter accounts, including beauty
It is not clear how hackers compromised the Mariah Carey ‘s account, in the hack of Dorsey’s account attackers used SIM-swapping attack to take over the account.
(SecurityAffairs – Mariah Carey, hacking)