The UPI Twitter account took a sudden turn for the disturbing today, featuring tweets about war beginning with China and the Pope declaring that WWIII is under way:


The New York Post also tweeted about China firing a missile at a U.S. ship, and that has been deleted:

But, there’s nothing to fear. The Navy Times has confirmed everything is fine:

And Michael Gray, Sunday Business Editor for the New York Post, tweeted that their account had been hacked as well.

So, who was it?

Place your bets in the comments below!

Editor’s note: We have amended text in this post that suggested that the Navy Times is affiliated with the U.S. Navy. We apologize for any confusion.



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