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The SEC Twitter account was hacked and sent out some slightly NSFW tweets

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Is that you, #TheNetwork?

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Here's a hypothetical scenario for your consideration. Let's say you're a very large athletics organization that oversees 14 member institutions, many of which regularly compete for, and win, national championships across a wide range of men's and women's sports. Let's also say that the alumni base of your 14 member institutions is vast, with former students and athletes living and working in all corners of the globe.

Now, as a prolific and prominent collegium of 14 very high profile athletics departments, you need to maintain a very visible social media presence, insofar as hundreds of thousands of people avidly require news and information about you.

Let's say you're the Southeastern Conference -- or SEC for short -- and let's say you have a Twitter account that has more than 325,000 followers. Again, just a hypothetical, here, a thought experiment is all.

For the purposes of this hypothetical, which is not at all real but actually is totally real, let's say your Twitter account was hacked.

Oh dear. Not good. Not good at all, nope. Hope no one clicked that totally legitimate-seeming link. Well, at least it was just the one tweet --

-- ah, shit. Damn, this is not a good look. This is a very bad look, actually, very bad indeed. Is she fixing her computer or something? Never mind, let's stay focused on what's important here. Putting out fires is what we need. And we need to find out who did this ...

Rebel bear with sunglasses

DAMN CHEATIN' BEARS ALL UP IN THE CONFERENCE MAINFRAME KNEW IT ALL ALONG.