Was Lindsay Lohan’s Twitter account hacked?

Fans of Hollywood actress and doyen of the gossip columns, Lindsay Lohan, might have noticed that she’s been acting a little strangely recently. At least if they follow her antics on Twitter.

Last week, a topless photograph of the 22-year-old (with strategically positioned blonde hair extensions) was posted on the actress’s TwitPic account, and the link sent to her followers on Twitter. A message accompanying Lohan’s snapshot said that she was posting “OLD PHOTOS. [Because she was] THAT bored”.

Never quick to miss a publicity opportunity, the actress/singer/model made sure to tag celeb-watchers Ben Lyons and Perez Hilton in her post, to make sure that her picture caught their attention.

That picture is still posted on TwitPic so we can only assume that Lohan approved of its distribution – even though she later claimed that her…

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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.