One Congressman, One Tweet, Big Problems

Hacking social network sites is nothing new, yet political junkies have been Tweeting over an odd story about New York Congressman Anthony Weiner. It goes something like this: Over the weekend, Weiner’s Twitter account posted a photo addressed to a young woman in Seattle. The picture was quickly deleted, but not before it was seen and re-posted.  The explanation from the Congressman: his account had been hacked; he’d never met the gal in Seattle; and he would never send out such a photo. 

Michael Gregg was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR) on the technical aspects of this story and how such a twitter hack could potentially occur. Listen to the complete NPR interview with Michael Gregg here: http://media.scpr.org/audio/airtalk/20110602_airtalk.mp3

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