Twitter says it has locked the compromised accounts and is investigating the situation.
Hackers first broke into the multinational video hosting service Vevo and then contacted a Vevo representative with news of the compromise
Peter Daou, the creator of the website, said Verrit was his attempt to create an online hub for Hillary Clinton backers.
The hacker group falsely announced the signing of Angel Di Maria from Paris Saint-Germain Football Club to FC Barcelona.
Days after taking over the social media accounts of US television network Home Box Office (HBO), infamous hacker group "OurMine" has hit again
In an interview with EW Morning Live, the actor said he feels that HBO should employ an old-school approach to protect future content.
OurMine has in the past broken into high-profile Twitter accounts including those of Netflix, Sony, and Marvel. It has also hacked into Twitter handles of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.
Messages were sent out from the official Twitter and Facebook accounts Game of Thrones and HBO by the OurMine group, telling them that they are merely testing their security and asking them to upgrade it by visiting its website.
In a yet another high-profile Twitter account compromise this year, the hacker group OurMine broke into Sony Music's Twitter account, flashing a news that famous singer Britney Spears "is dead by accident".
The news was confirmed after the account tweeted several messages mentioning OurMine.
Legion is merely pointing out the holes in the system that would allow threat actors and malicious agents to compromise the data of people.
Ourmine, a hacking group that targets high profile entities has hacked Mark Zuckerberg for the second time this year.
BuzzFeed’s news site, BuzzFeedNews has reportedly been breached by hacker group OurMine.
After a series of celebrity Twitter handle hacks over the past few months, Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, had his account compromised briefly on Saturday, a media report said.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo's Twitter account was compromised with Tweets from the hacking group OurMine appearing in Costolo's feed.
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts have been resecured, a spokesman from the social media platform said on Monday, responding to questions about weekend media reports that the founder's sites had been hacked.