OurMine: After over two years of being dormant, the Saudi threat actor group OurMine has made a return. This time, the group attacked the Twitter accounts for various NFL entities this week, leading up to the National Football League’s (NFL) biggest event, the Super Bowl. The group managed to compromise the official Twitter accounts of 15 different teams throughout the NFL, as well as the official NFL Twitter account. The group has been vocal in their past and recent attacks, claiming that they are not there to create issues but to prove to anyone how easily social media accounts can be compromised by unwanted criminals. The method used to compromise Twitter accounts has not been announced. The threat group is notorious for using old and reused passwords found in data breaches to hijack their victim’s accounts. In many cases, the same password can be used across multiple accounts.
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