Kirstie Allsopp’s Twitter account is compromised again

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Plummy-voiced property crumpet Kirstie Allsopp has once again fallen foul of hackers on Twitter, who have been sending mischievous tweets from her account today.

The popular British TV presenter, almost as well known for her kitten-heeled dress sense as for her Channel 4 property programmes, has been struggling to repel intruders who have broken into her account and sent messages to her 60,000+ Twitter followers.

And the subject of many of her messages appeared to be her arch-enemy, Lord Sugar. (For those who don’t follow celebrity squabbles, there has been something of a feud running between Miss Allsopp and entrepreneur Alan Sugar, with both taking personal potshots at the other via Twitter).

So, maybe some weren’t surprised when Kirstie Allsopp tweeted out the following fruity message, referring to their…

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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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