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Hackers Release Twitter Tweet About Fake White House Bomb Attack

  • Politico, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 3:52 PM

The Associated Press Twitter account got hacked Tuesday, firing off a tweet claiming there was a bomb at the White House. The fake news went out to 1.9 million followers. No doubt further incidents will create havoc for Twitter --  not just for allowing someone to send inaccurate news that could endanger the security of a nation, but sending stock prices falling in the U.S. financial markets. Tony Romm tells us about prior incidents and how Twitter has yet to plug the holes.

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