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How safe are your Tweets?

A Labour MP has been forced to apologise for allegedly describing the Conservatives as "scum-sucking pigs" on his Twitter account. David Wright claims he did not write the comments and that his Twitter account was hacked into.

Rupert Goodwins, editor of ZDNet, a technology news and reviews website, discusses how possible it is to hack into somebody's Twitter account.


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