Twitter users who tried to log into their accounts on Thursday were unable to access their pages, but were instead greeted with the words Iranian Cyber Army after the popular micro-blogging site suffered a hacking attack.
Twitter said its domain name system records were temporarily compromised Thursday night, but the company said that the problem was later fixed.
Users on the micro-blogging service were met with a new home page which included statements that protested the United States governement. It appears to be a Domain Name System (DNS) attack, redirecting users to the new page.
Co-founder Biz Stone said on a blog, As we tweeted a bit ago, Twitter's DNS records were temporarily compromised tonight but have now been fixed. We will update with more information and details once we've investigated more fully.
According to Reuters, the group behind the attack also hacked an Iranian opposition website.
In the YouTube video below, it shows screenshots of Twitter after the Iranian Cyber Army hacked into the site: