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AP Twitter account hacked, 'explosions at White House' tweet crashes DOW

23.04.2013 17:10

A hacker compromised the main Twitter account for the Associated Press on Tuesday, creating momentary chaos across the world by inaccurately posting that US President Barack Obama was injured by an explosion in the White House.

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Regula 14.08.2014 08:38

Somebody must have made a good profit buying at crash time! Rest assured you will see more such breaches, designed to make an extra buck.

Anonymous user 26.04.2013 22:29

My gov. Usa.. Is cracked to the bone, they derserve this. Am i joking??

Anonymous user 25.04.2013 00:39

demonstrating how much we need them one false flag at time.

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 16:53

Wow one tweet can crash the stocks....

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 15:53

Someone make a few bucks on the fall?

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 15:50

in usa everything is false flag anymore............. ......

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 15:48

@1018 Very important observation...... Read it. Think!

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 14:54

It shows how volatile DOW or any system based on lies can be N how quickly it can come tumbling down

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 14:40

It was an "Inside Job," AP hacked itself @ Mossad direction, in order to inflame Middle East wars.

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 13:47

Excuse for the justification for cispa

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 12:56

Hello, hello, Washington, hello? Ah, we have a 'situation,' over. I Roger that, copy Code Red, over.

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 12:43

I guess 120 point drop would be a "crash" to the feeble Russian stock market. do you even have one?

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 11:51

If I was American & had lots of money, I wouldn't be feeling too good right about now!

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 11:46

A simple hack causes the Dow 2 plunge, int'l market ripples & a 19 yr old kid shuts down Boston? Hmm

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 11:40

...a 'blip?' To our resident macro-economist, do you know how much a 150 point drop amounts to? Lots


mijj 24.04.2013 11:31

maybe Obama tasted some wonderful cheesecake and his taste-buds exploded with delight?

Anonymous user 24.04.2013 11:09

It didn't 'crash the Dow', it caused a blip.

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