Donald Trump has his Twitter hacked by “lowlives”

Graham Cluley
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If you are one of the more than two million people who follow Donald Trump on Twitter, you might have seen an unusual tweet from the impossibly coiffed real estate mogul yesterday.

Rather than plugging his “The Apprentice” American TV show, or chirping up on a political issue, the multi-millionaire appeared to have chosen to quote a lyric by hip-hop artist Lil’ Wayne.

These hoes think they classy, well that’s the class I’m skippen

It turns out that Donald Trump had, in reality, had his Twitter account hacked.

The offending tweet was swiftly erased, and “the Donald” – who doesn’t believe in cover-ups – posted an explanation…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity 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 analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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