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Fox News Twitter Account Sends Posts Claiming Obama Assassination

‘Hacked,’ says Fox
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Fox News is claiming that their @foxnewspolitics Twitter account was hacked last night, when someone posted a series of tweets claiming that the President had been assassinated.

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These messages were only deleted within the past hour — Fox News left them online all night long and most of the morning.

UPDATE at 7/4/11 11:27:04 am

Apparently the hackers who did this call themselves “Script Kiddies:” The Group That Hacked A Fox News Twitter Account.

Using the foxnewspolitics account, they also bragged about their hacking skillz before posting the fake assassination tweets, and changed the Fox News background image: Fox News Politics Twitter Account Hacked, Disturbing Tweets Appear.

(The @scriptkiddi3s Twitter account is now suspended.)

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