Did you hear about the Welsh Government cyberattack? Who do you think might be behind it?

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Earlier today, the official Twitter account of the UK Government in Wales was used to post a graphic pornographic video clip, which was shared in the early afternoon. An official told the BBC that the matter was quickly detected and the explicit imagery taken down within "moments"; but it's believed that over 100,000 people viewed it, and it's since been re-tweeted several times. He added that the cause had been a "cyber-attack" rather than an accidental post by the social media team, as some had speculated.

A message apologizing for any offence caused has since been tweeted. "We are confident the issue has now been resolved," it added. The spokesman declined to disclose how the account was compromised. The post was in the form of a retweet, which had asked viewers to rate an attached video clip from one to 10 in return for the promise of further material via a direct message. The account is used to represent "the face of the UK government in Wales" and is followed by more than 14,500 others.

So then, what are your thoughts on this purported cyberattack? Who do you think might have been behind it, and what do you think their primary motive might have been?
Did you hear about the Welsh Government cyberattack? Who do you think might be behind it?
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