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FBI Investigates Who Hacked AP Twitter Feed with Bogus News about White House Explosions

Steve Neavling
ticklethewire.com

The FBI is trying to determine how a hacker or hackers were able to send out a bogus tweet that President Obama was injured in a White House bombing using the Associated Press’ Twitter feed, Reuters reports.

The tweet caused markets to nosedive briefly and sent some people into panic.

The AP Twitter feed has nearly 2 million followers.

The Tweet on Monday read: “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Obama is injured.”

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission also is investigating, according to Reuters.


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