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    BNP Twitter Account Gets Hacked, Barely Anyone Notices

    The hacker also targeted MEP Nick Griffin's Twitter feed and his official website.

    A hacker took over the BNP (British National Party) Twitter account on Thursday.

    According to this Twitter conversation, the hacker chose the BNP as a "random target".

    Next, the hacker branched out to BNP leader Nick Griffin MEP's own Twitter account.

    For, apparently, "no political reasons".

    And apparently took his website down, too.

    The hacker called themselves "Anonymous", and claims to be an ex-member of a group called "Venezuelan Hackers".

    The hacking didn't cause a Twitter-storm, however.

    BNP twitter hacked. Literally no one notices https://t.co/jMCEILSq2U

    Alan White@aljwhite

    BNP twitter hacked. Literally no one notices https://t.co/jMCEILSq2U

    09:36 AM - 2 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    In fact, some people preferred the hacked content.

    The childish comments posted by the people who hacked the BNP Twitter account are the most sensible things ever posted on it.

    Daniel@Lawoodle

    The childish comments posted by the people who hacked the BNP Twitter account are the most sensible things ever posted on it.

    10:51 AM - 2 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Few others noticed.

    The BNP twitter feed/website has been hacked and it is barely noticeable https://t.co/oYlhk9h9W9

    Felicity Morse@FelicityMorse

    The BNP twitter feed/website has been hacked and it is barely noticeable https://t.co/oYlhk9h9W9

    08:10 AM - 2 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Whoever normally runs the BNP’s Twitter account doesn't seem to have regained control yet.

    At the time of writing, the hacked tweets have yet to be deleted.

    Update: In an interview with BuzzFeed, the hacker Anon_0x03 said that they had targeted the BNP's account because it was "fun".

    "It's just like another target to own, nothing special," they said. "We didn't know about BNP's ideologies, we only found out when my colleague spoke with another user and she/he told him about it."

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