Obama’s Twitter account hacked by unemployed Frenchman

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A Frenchman who police say hacked Twitter accounts belonging to US President Barack Obama and celebrities could face jail.

The unemployed 25-year-old was arrested on Tuesday after an operation lasting several months, conducted by French police with agents from the FBI.

The 25-year-old is said to have hacked into the micro-blogging website, by simply guessing users’ passwords.

Full story: BBC News – Obama Twitter account ‘hacked by Frenchman’