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Spammers hit Twitter account of famous novelist Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie, British Indian novelist and essayist, has become the latest victim of the celebrity twitter account hacks.
Salman Rushdie, British Indian novelist and essayist, has become the latest victim of the celebrity twitter account hacks.

"Shed 20 lbs of weight off your belly in only 2 weeks hxxx://bit.ly/10KeTYV ” The tweet posted by the spammers , after compromising his twitter account @SalmanRushdie .

The link leads to a Spam website "hxxx://erzrl.latenightnews123.com" where the page title says "Miracle Weight Loss Proven to work". 


Salman has manged to recover his account and post the following tweet "Apologies. My twitter account was hacked. Have changed password so the Spam should stop."


Salman is not the only celebrity who fell victim to twitter account hijacks. Recently cybercriminals compromised the twitter accounts of Cher and Alec Baldwin posted a message about a diet brand.
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