Kanye West suffers hack attack

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Someone has really got it in for award-winning American rapper Kanye West.

In December he was embroiled in a war-of-words with Stephen Colbert, after offensive messages were allegedly posted on the singer’s Twitter account criticising the Comedy Central host.

The hostilities between the two were only dampened when West denied that the Twitter account belonged to him, and claimed that he was being impersonated online.

The Grammy-award winner has now blogged that hackers have broken into his personal MySpace and Gmail accounts. The singer of “Gold Digger” has come clean about his accounts being hacked after some news media…

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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.