AP Twitter Hacked


April 23, 2013. 1:07 PM. The Associated Press tweeted: Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured. Wall Street stocks fall. Immediately AP’s Sam Hananel tweets:


Other news outlets report on the attack. That evening, AP posts a story on what went down. Hackers compromised the AP twitter accounts, preceded by phishing attempts on AP’s corporate networks.