Lil’ Kim latest name to be added to the hacked celebrity line-up

Graham Cluley

What is with all these rap stars and computer security?

No sooner do I finish blogging about the problems Kanye West is facing with his compromised Gmail, Twitter and MySpace accounts than I hear that his fellow rapper Lil’ Kim is having Web 2.0 security issues of her own.

The Grammy award-winning singer is claiming that her Facebook page was recently hacked, after a blog post appeared there describing actress Naturi Naughton as “tasteless and talentless”.

Here is what was reported to have been posted on Lil’ Kim’s official Facebook page:

I wasn’t even able to choose who I wanted to portray me in this movie. I would have never picked Naturi, she doesn’t have a Lil’ Kim aura at all! She looks nothing…

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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.