Fox News Twitter Account Hacked
Hackers have taken over a Twitter account belonging to US broadcaster Fox News and declared President Obama dead.
The @foxnewspolitics feed stated: “BREAKING NEWS: @BarackObama assassinated, 2 gunshot wounds have proved too much.”
More than two hours after the malicious postings appeared, they had still not been removed.
A group or individual, calling themselves The Script Kiddies appeared to claim responsibility.
Fox News Politics began posting bizarre messages around 07.00 BST on July 4.
The first read: “Just regained full access to our Twitter and email. Happy 4th.”
The next posting stated: “@BarackObama has just passed. The President is dead.” […read more]