Just In: Venezuela’s Interim President Nicolas Maduro Twitter Accounts Hacked On Election Day

Posted on Apr 15 2013 - 7:42am by Editorial Staff

Nicolás Maduro

Associated Press is reporting that the Twitter account of Venezuela’s interim president Nicolas Maduro has been hacked with the hacker group Lulz Sec Peru taking credit for the act. The account was hacked around 6 in the evening local time as the country awaiting the results of Sunday’s presidential election with Maduro chosen (afterwards) by Chavez to his successor.

Maduro which is having more than 710,000 followers on Twitter account, the hacker cracked a joke, “Thank you to all of those who follow me on this Twitter account,” the hacker tweeted. “I just got 700,000 followers in record time.” While the other account being hacked name PSUV and having over 460,000 followers.

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