Fox news admits hackers attack on Twitter page
Hackers sent out several malicious and false tweets claiming that President Obama had been assassinated. Fox says that those reports are incorrect and the president is spending the July 4 holiday with his family at the White House.
FoxNews.com alerted the U.S. Secret Service, which is declining public comment. Jeff Misenti, vice president and general manager of Fox News Digital, said FoxNews.com is working with Twitter to address the situation as quickly as possible.
“We will be requesting a detailed investigation from Twitter about how this occurred, and measures to prevent future unauthorized access into FoxNews.com accounts,” Misenti said.
FoxNews.com regrets any distress the false tweets may have created.