Netflix US Twitter account hacked by OurMine

File photo: The Netflix sign on is shown on an iPad in Encinitas, California, April 19,2013. (REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo)

The hacking group known for infiltrating the social media accounts of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is at it again.

This time, OurMine gained access to other high profile target: the Netflix US Twitter account, which features a number of 2.48 million followers. The group, which on Wednesday posted a number of messages, promoting its own Web security services, the Netflix account.

“Hey, it’s OurMine,” one of the tweets reads. “Don’t worry, we are just testing your security, contact us to tell you more about it.” The message also contains an e-mail address for the group, and an image of the OurMine logo.

A number of the messages posted on Wednesday morning were quickly deleted, only to be replaced by new ones.

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Netflix did not immediately respond to PCMag’s request for comment about the hack.

OurMine made a name for himself this year, and was especially active in the summer, the hacking of several high-profile social media accounts, such as those mentioned above.

The group in July claimed responsibility for the taking of Niantic, the Pokemon will Go offline. At the time, an alleged OurMine member told PCMag via e-mail that the three-person team is “just trying to protect [companies] servers.”

“We wrote we stop with the attack as a [Niantic] personnel spoke with us, because we will teach them how to protect their servers,” the anonymous representative said.

The group says that if it does not break into celebrity accounts and beat games offline, someone else. OurMine via its web site provides e-mail and social media account security and “top notch” vulnerability assessment.

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