Barcelona Confirm Hacking After Angel Di Maria 'Announcement'

It was only revealed when the club "welcomed" the signing of Angel Di Maria from Paris Saint-Germain.

Lionel Messi is believed to have facilitated a move for Barcelona chiefs to sign Angel Di Maria claiming that he will be comfortable with his pairing up front.

Later, the club tweeted: "Our accounts have been hacked tonight. Thank you for your patience".

Barcelona Twitter account hacked – announces phantom signing

There were mixed responses from the online community about the hack.

Going by those words, it seems OurMine could likely be working as a team of ethical hackers who could get paid a hefty cheque by top companies and clubs for helping them identify breaches and security loopholes in their system.

OurMine has been credited with the hack of several high-profile accounts including the Twitter accounts of Netflix, WWE, HBO, Game of Thrones; Facebook accounts of CNN among others.

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However, the Boston Herald reported earlier this week that MA members of the Ku Klux Klan planned to attend the event. And they say, following the events of Charlottesville, they've disavowed violence.

During the hack attack, the hackers also tried to make hashtag #FCBHack trending on the Twitter platform.

Di Maria is now with PSG but was a former Real Madrid player making the potential transfer a sure fire way for the hackers to grab some attention.

Barcelona executives were "very upset" about all the posts, according to Spanish media reports, because it made it appear that the players had taken the side of Neymar over the club.

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Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson will undergo a medical at Everton on Wednesday ahead of a permanent move to Goodison Park. He went onto claim that the Icelandic midfielder is 'one of the best in the Premier League in his position'.

We imagine that those in charge of Barcelona's Twitter account will be changing their password on a regular occurrence to prevent this happening again!

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