Thursday, March 25, 2010

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A Frenchman who police say hacked Twitter accounts belonging to US President Barack Obama and celebrities could face jail. The BBC reports.

quotemarksright.jpgThe unemployed 25-year-old was arrested on Tuesday after an operation lasting several months, conducted by French police with agents from the FBI.
The 25-year-old is said to have hacked into the micro-blogging website, by simply guessing users' passwords.
The suspect reportedly targeted other celebrities, including Britney Spears.quotesmarksleft.jpg

UPDATE: The hacker was taken into custody by police
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