Ashton Kutcher Foursquare hack witnessed by millions of Twitter users

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

With over nine million followers, Ashton Kutcher is a powerful figure on Twitter.

A link or endorsement posted by the actor, who recently separated from Demi Moore, is something that many brands and websites would dream of, imagining the traffic that would come as a consequence.

So it’s perhaps no surprise to find that some mischief-makers might also delight in trying to hack into Ashton Kutcher’s online accounts, to see what trouble they could cause.

The “Two and a half men” star’s Twitter account posted some bizarre messages on Sunday, apparently confirming that he was in a romantic relationship with Lorene Scafaria:

First official sleepover with my girl @lorenescafaria so maybe breakfast with everyone next time! (@ Lorene’s House). [LINK]

and

Check out my new girl Lorene’s House (Los Angeles, CA) on foursquare. [LINK]

Celeb-watching websites jumped on the news, which confirmed rumours that have been…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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