Tumblr just got massively hacked

In News by Ned Hepburn / December 3, 2012

Micro-blogging site Tumblr – perhaps best known as a sort of journaling for brands and tweens – just got massively hacked by GNAA, or (bear with me here) Gay Nigger Association of America. I didn’t choose the name, I’m just reporting on it.

What appears to have happened is that GNAA planted some sort of worm in the code of a post which, when clicked, then starts posting from your account, too. So imagine my surprise when waking up this morning to USA Today’s Tumblr posting this:

Tumblr just got massively hacked

Moral of the story, kids, is don’t click on things you barely know, which, to be honest, is advice that can be applied through all walks of life.

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