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Burger King Twitter Account Hacked

Pranksters hijacked Burger King's official Twitter feed on Monday and turned it into a advertising stream for arch-rival McDonald's.

The usual promotional content on @BurgerKing was replaced by updates referencing McDonald's, rap videos, Anonymous and lax password security at the fast food giant. "Somebody needs to tell Burgerking that 'whopper123' isn't a secure password," said one quipped one wag.

Source: The Register. Read full article. (link)

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