Skip to comments.Police arrest Frenchman who hacked Obama Twitter page
Posted on 03/24/2010 1:04:59 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
Police arrest Frenchman who hacked Obama Twitter page
AFP/File French police arrested a hacker who used the pseudonym "Hacker Croll" in his attacks on the
PARIS (AFP) French police have arrested a hacker who sabotaged the account of US President Barack Obama in one of his attacks on the wildly popular micro-blogging site Twitter, a police source said Wednesday.
The unemployed 25-year-old, who used the pseudonym "Hacker Croll", was arrested in the Puy-de-Dome region of central France after an operation conducted jointly with US agents from the FBI that lasted several months.
He was in police custody in the nearby city of Clermont-Ferrand.
The hacker had also attacked Facebook and email accounts operated by Google and other providers, the police said, adding that he had never attempted to profit financially from his hacking activities.
He had managed to secure Twitter's administrator codes and was able to create, modify or delete accounts at will, the source said, adding that the hacker set up a blog to share his discoveries.
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This was first posted on Drudge, but the link vanished and the name of this article was reworded in the title to remove the suggestion that the hacker was an Obama supporter.
They got tipped off after he wrote: Click here 4 orig pic of my BC, LOLOL
Yes, I would love to see that also.
I don’t believe it! The FBI caught someone? BS
Eric Holder setting priorities...
Delete the words “Twitter page” and that’s a headline I can live with.
Erick Holder, like all the Obamanista’s, is a Traitor.
The Administration is a bunch of Commies plotting the total destruction of the United States of America.
It is up to “We the People” to stop them. Whatever it takes.
The original title on Drudge Report was:
Obama Twitter hacker arrested after French-US operation
But someone broke the link from his page. It was blank when I tried to look at it. Found the Yahoo News article when I searched for topic. Vastly different title.
They can remove someone else’s tweets?
It is an offense to the King!
"hello, I'm going to be at the bag convention this weekend, please be sure to stop by and say 'hi.' I'll be at the douche exhibit." *
Vive la France!
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