Jon Sopel
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Centom accounts hacked by pro-IS group

The Twitter and YouTube account of the US military's Central Command were suspended a few hours after being hacked by a group claiming a connection to Islamic State.

Some internal military documents appeared on the Twitter feed, but Centcom said it was "cyber-vandalism" and not a serious data breach.

But highly embarrassing nonetheless, as the BBC's North Americas Editor Jon Sopel explains.

  • 13 Jan 2015