Just a day after Burger King's Twitter account was compromised by "unauthorized users," Jeep's social media feed has been similarly hacked. Both instances of digital incursion share some similarities – the BK hackers changed the company's logo for McDonald's familiar golden arches, saying a sale had occurred, while the Jeep miscreants have replaced Jeep's branding with that of General Motors property Cadillac.

The resulting tweets from the damaged Jeep account have been a pretty brutal, to put it bluntly. Most of the content coming from the hacked account is unpublishable here, using language that is peppered with racial epithets, and poorly worded "shout outs."

In addition to the defamatory tweets themselves, the hackers have significantly altered the layout of the page. Jeep's header image now features a picture of the Cadillac ATS to go along with the Wreath and Crest, some language calling out that car as winning the 2013 North American Car of the Year award, and this gem: "The official Twitter handle for the Jeep® – Just Empty Every Pocket, Sold To Cadillac =[" Also, perhaps in an ode to yesterday's Burger King heist, the background image for the page now features a McDonald's-themed donk. The devil's in the details, we guess.

Stay tuned to @Jeep's feed, as the inevitable shut down, recapture, and public explanation/apology are sure to play out in short order. Don't forget to change your passwords, kids.

Quick update on this one, already. Gizmodo has seemingly traced a link between the Burger King and Jeep hacks; a DJ from New England that uses the name iThug. Untangle the tale further, here.


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      laedbac1
      • 1 Year Ago
      Jeep is the best. Great vehicales.
      Jeremy Pennini
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks like they're in the process of setting it backup.
      RetrogradE
      • 1 Year Ago
      Bad grammar on the Internet? I'm glad I'm sitting down. Grammar is the reason I stopped reading Inside Line at Edmunds.
      ima_demorat
      • 1 Year Ago
      "bad language, poor grammar and some hilarity ensue." Well, look at the picture of the savages in their Mickie D's clown mobile. And you wonder why there was bad language, poor grammar, etc?
        Harvey Lain
        • 1 Year Ago
        @ima_demorat
        "Savages", while appropriate, is politically incorrect. The proper term is "Obama voters."
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Harvey Lain
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      BOB
      • 1 Year Ago
      Stupid is as stupid does. These stupid ignorand scum need to spend some time in the slammer. Then they won't think it's funny. Scum bags
      hp
      • 1 Year Ago
      They probably hacked themselves.
      CadiVetteFerrari
      • 1 Year Ago
      There are four types of "hackers": The real deal, script kiddies, security experts, and those who break systems but don't steal any information, to teach them a lesson about locking down their security. These guys fall into the second category.
      gop.hates.america
      • 1 Year Ago
      @ Harvey Lain So you are saying that when Romney/McCain voters were shooting little kids, raping women, popping out retarded inbred babies, and spreading hate and ignorance, Obama voters hacked a twitter account? Do you have any proof to back up your accusations?
      Pavel
      • 1 Year Ago
      Oh is guessing twitter passwords considered hacking these days?
        Slizzo
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Pavel
        Anything a "script kiddie" can do now is considered "hacking".
        i64X
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Pavel
        If picking up someone's phone that has a Facebook password saved, and posting a status from their app is "hacking" - then this is WAY beyond cr@x0r1ng! Gotta love the herp derp Internet of 2013!
      BOB
      • 1 Year Ago
      Better hide your pc, they got your number. Sec. operator
      timothyknerr
      • 1 Year Ago
      Stupid things for stupid people!!! This clown thinks he's funny. Yeah real funny when the FBI shows up at his crib!!! Homey's gonna do some really good explaining for his criminal act.
        i64X
        • 1 Year Ago
        @timothyknerr
        His crib is probably in China.
      orvtech
      • 1 Year Ago
      I don't understand why people tend to criminalize the word "hacker", does it sells more when you `s/cracker/hacker/g` or is it just plain ignorance?
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