Arizona Republic's AZInsider Twitter Account Hacked; Now Provides Porn Links

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Just follow the Arizona Republic's political insider news service on Twitter, azinsider.

Earlier today, the tweets coming from the state's largest newspaper chirped about various government goings-on, as usual:

Court concludes its hearing with requests to both sides for how they would have court rule, and the legal reason why. about 3 hours ago from web

Justice Ryan to governor's attorney: Do you really want to enshrine in the Constitution a requirement for immediate bill transmittal? about 4 hours ago from web

Gov. Brewer present as court hearing on her lawsuit begins; her attorney is talking first about 4 hours ago from web

Protest signs outside the Supreme Court: "Legislative leaders: Let the budget go," "State Supreme Court: Stop the Travesty" about 4 hours ago from web

Then the site got hacked and began pumping out dozens of messages like these:

Arizona Republic's AZInsider Twitter Account Hacked; Now Provides Porn Links

Clicking on those links takes you to a site like this:

Arizona Republic's AZInsider Twitter Account Hacked; Now Provides Porn Links

We'll take a wild guess here and assume that the Repub had an easy-to-guess password that someone figured out.

If that's the case, it may be a while before the newspaper gains control of its tweets.

UPDATE: The Republic started a new Twitter account, azcinsider, and put up this message:

Our old site, @azinsider has been taken over by aliens. If Twitter cannot restore it, this will be our state Capitol/AZ politics news site. about 1 hour ago from web


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