09 Sep 2011 6:23 PM
STATEMENT BY NBC NEWS ON @NBCNEWS TWITTER ACCOUNT HACKING
 
 



"The NBC News twitter account was hacked late this afternoon and as a result, false reports of a plane attack on ground zero were sent to @NBCNews followers. We are working with Twitter to correct the situation and sincerely apologize for the scare that could have been caused by such a reckless and irresponsible act."


 

For more information contact:

Erika Masonhall
NBC News
e: erika.masonhall@nbcuni.com
t:@erikamasonhall
 

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