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Old 23 April 2013, 07:57 PM
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Icon02 Hackers compromise AP Twitter account - report explosions at White House

Hackers compromised Twitter accounts of The Associated Press on Tuesday, sending out a false tweet about an attack at the White House. The false tweet said there had been two explosions at the White House and that President Barack Obama was injured. The attack on AP's Twitter account and the AP Mobile Twitter account was preceded by phishing attempts on AP's corporate network.

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I really don't understand the motivation behind this other than a childish game whose object is to freak everyone out.
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