Cyber-security threats may now apparently affect our cookies and pies.
The Department of Homeland Security is urging caution when conducting online activities, especially shopping and…”baking.”
A minor typo created major reaction afterthe agency fired off a Twitter post on Tuesday that read a little funny.
— Homeland Security (@DHSgov) October 18, 2016
“Be #CyberAware. Avoid conducting sensitive online activities – like baking or online shopping – when using free Wi-Fi,” read the tweet.
— Single Girl Cookies™ (@AstoriaBaker) October 18, 2016
— Astoria Haiku (@AstoriaHaiku) October 18, 2016
@DHSgov ha, ha baking, I know it’s just a typo but it’s funny
— SkinsFan4Ever (@barbanddoug1) October 18, 2016
One Twitter user begged the Homeland Security Department to correct its error.
@DHSgov fix the tweet fast….baking
— Roger Hicks (@rogerrockt) October 18, 2016
— Maury Ross (@Saint_Issachar) October 18, 2016
With the holiday season fast approaching, online bakers will have to use extra caution.
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@DHSgov must be a wifi easy bake oven….
— Latisha (@RespectTheStoop) October 18, 2016
— Sky Andrews (@skynotskye) October 18, 2016
— Crazy Bengie F B™ (@CrazyBengieFB_) October 19, 2016
@DHSgov Yeah. Baking is subject to all kinds of atrocities like mastication and digestion.
— SinMonkey (@SinVillain) October 18, 2016
@DHSgov wouldn’t want anyone stealing your recipes.
— Randy Egge (@coachegge) October 19, 2016
— Richard Byrd (@rbyrd_lmco) October 19, 2016
@DHSgov I will make sure not to bake online. Thanks for the heads up 🙂
— Quinby Hancroft (@QHancroft) October 18, 2016
— Jason M. Raskin (@JasonRaskin) October 19, 2016
@DHSgov baking is a very sensitive online activity. Thank you for making me feel less alone.
— Quien es (@masmacho) October 18, 2016
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