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NBC News Twitter Account Hack ~FBI started the Investigation

Last Friday,  NBS News twitter account hacked by "Script Kiddies". They spread the fake  News of 9/11 Ground Zero attack.  You can find more details about the hack here.

The FBI is now investigating this NBC News Twitter account hack.  At this point, the FBI is gathering information and has provided no additional details, according to MSNBC.

According to MSNBC, Twitter blocked the NBC account within eight minutes of being notified of the fake tweets and found that it was executed via an email hack rather than a breach of Twitter's systems. 

This is not the first time The Script Kiddies have taken over a news organization's Twitter account. In July, the group took responsibility for hacking the @foxnewspolitics feed , in which false information was posted about a fatal shooting of President Obama.

A Twitter feed reportedly belonging to the Script Kiddies, @S_Kiddies) has been suspended.

A U.S. government official who specializes in computer security said the attack was one more example of just how vulnerable such accounts are to outside intruders. "The truth is it's  relatively easy to get into these accounts," the official said. 
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