Fast Company’s Apple News access hijacked to send an obscene push notification

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It’s been a little while since we had a high-profile media feed hijacking, but tonight someone sent an Apple News notification from Fast Company containing a racial slur and invitation for a particular sexual act.

Apple has addressed the incident on its Apple News Twitter account, saying that it’s disabled Fast Company’s channel.

We are investigating the situation and have suspended the feed & shutdown until we are certain the situation has been resolved.

— Fast Company (@FastCompany) September 28, 2022

The publication confirmed the hack. “Fast Company’s Apple News account was hacked on Tuesday evening. Two obscene and racist push notifications were sent about a minute apart. The messages are vile and are not…

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