The UFC’s Twitter and Instagram accounts have been hacked by a group calling themselves OurMine.
OurMine, who are also taking responsibility for the hacking of several Twitter accounts associated with major NFL teams, posted the following message on the UFC’s official Twitter account.
“Hi, it’s OurMine again. Well internet security still bad in this world so we are back. Today will be crazy so be ready for the news. UFC contact us to help you fixing this issue: contact@ourmine. org. Visit ourmine. org for security services. For sponsorship contact us,” the hackers posted on Tuesday evening.
The hacking group also posted the following picture on the UFC’s Instagram account.
Both of the Twitter and Instagram posts were deleted, but the UFC has yet to comment on the incident.
The NFL, however, issued the following statement:
“On Monday, the NFL Cybersecurity department became aware of a breach of a league-related social media account. Targeted breaches and additional failed attempts were discovered across the league and team accounts. The NFL took immediate action and directed the teams to secure their social media accounts and prevent further unauthorized access. Simultaneously, the league alerted the social media platform providers and, with their assistance, secured all league and club accounts. We continue to work diligently with the teams, which have resumed normal operations.
“The NFL and teams are cooperating with its social media platform providers and law enforcement.”