Twitter accounts of celebrities hacked

Posted: May 3, 2009 in Tech

Twitter has confirmed that a hacker who goes by the name Hacker Croll, was able to access celebrity accounts, including those of Barack Obama and Britney Spears.

Hacker Croll claimed to have accessed the accounts of high-profile Twitter users including Lily Allen and Ashton Kutcher. Croll further claims to have had access to any registered email addresses, mobile-phone numbers and the complete list of accounts blocked by those users.

Croll claimed to have used social engineering techniques only, no exploit, no xss vulnerability, no backdoor, np sql injection.”

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