John McAfee and the strange Twitter hack

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In a cautionary tale for the festive season, unorthodox security guru John McAfee claims to have had his Twitter account hacked. The account sent out a number of ‘coin of the day’ Tweets on December 27th encouraging followers to buy some lesser known crypto currencies. Nothing especially strange in that as McAfee has himself sent this type of message in the past. However, the messages were swiftly followed by a tweet from McAfee saying the account had been hacked and the messages were fake. Urgent: My account was hacked. Twitter has been notified. The coin of the day tweet was…

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