Mystery surrounds Britain First ‘hacking’

Duncan Cahill - 14 04 17

Mystery surrounds the alleged “hacking” of Britain First’s website and social media accounts yesterday.

Paul Golding’s Twitter account was allegedly attacked, with his home address published along with the message “BOMBS WILL GO OFF I PROMISE U.”

Similar messages were reportedly posted on deputy leader Jayda Fransen’s website, which was taken offline for several hours. The Independent said that the group’s planned demonstration in Birmingham was also threatened with attack.

The Britain First YouTube channel was also allegedly targeted and remains devoid of its usual hate-spreading and cash-begging videos.

You’ll note our repeated use of the word “allegedly” in this report. This is because we urge caution when looking at the source of this alleged “hack”.

It seems peculiar that access could be gained simultaneously to two separate social media accounts and the content management system of the website. It could be a sign of extreme carelessnes or an enemy within.

Or it could all be just a little too convenient.

The Metropolitan Police are said to be investigating so let’s hope they can get to the bottom of this mystery-wrapped conundrum.


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