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Viviane Reding's Twitter Account Hacked

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EU Commissioner, Viviane Reding had a momentary embarrassment with her Twitter account, when for a short time, it promoted a spammer.

Someone managing the account presumably gave access to the spammer, usually by being tricked into authenticating a pished website with the Twitter account credentials.

The Tweet, promoting a weight loss cure was swiftly removed, although not before various people had noticed it, and captured it for posterity.

Viviane Reding was the EU Commissioner who drove through the reduction in roaming rates across Europe in 2007.

On the web @VivianeRedingEU


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