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Lady Gaga's Twitter hacked

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 21 Dec 2011 1:15 User comments (2)

Lady Gaga's Twitter hacked Lady Gaga had her Twitter account hacked yesterday, leaving 17 million fans with spam links promising "free iPads."
The tweet from the musician's account read: "Monsters, I'm giving away FREE iPad2's to each one of you in the spirit of the holidays :) Go to bit.ly/s5MTqM to receive one!" Bit.ly was quick to update the link and flag it, but the hackers posted another one, this time promising free Macbooks.

Finally, Gaga (or her PR team) took back the account, tweeting: "Phew! The hacking is over! And just in time, I'm on my way to Japan! So excited to spend Xmastime with my TokyoMonsters!"

The damage was done, apparently, as 7000 fans did click the link, and a few even retweeted the message. Additionally, singers Nelly Furtado and Nicole Scherzinger were hit my same hacker(s), with their accounts offering free Apple products too.

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2 user comments

122.12.2011 13:55

eh it's hard to feel bad for these folks...#1 no one is going to give free stuff like that...#2 I wouldn't trust that link for anything...and #3 What about these messages didn't scream it was bogus? You put that gun in your mouth and pull the trigger it will end bad for you...no matter what color they paint it...


Just my $0.02,

dEwMe

229.12.2011 13:03

Originally posted by dEwMe:
eh it's hard to feel bad for these folks...#1 no one is going to give free stuff like that...#2 I wouldn't trust that link for anything...and #3 What about these messages didn't scream it was bogus? You put that gun in your mouth and pull the trigger it will end bad for you...no matter what color they paint it...

Not a single member of this site would click on one of those " You Won!!!" links.

Lady gaga is just promoting witchcraft and satanic believes with her eerie dressed self

She deserves it they did too. I cant help but laugh when picturing a bunch of fans with malware on their already infected PC, Most likely they got the virus that displays itself as an antivirus and locks you out of everything.

See members of this site only get viruses like rootkits or stuff bundles into trusted download. Even then 95% on here have antivirus that will pick it up on launch.

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