Suspected Japanese Hackers Tread On Fashola’s Website, Hijack Twitter Account

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The Former Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola’s website and Twitter account have been hacked.

The ex governor, on Saturday attracted the attention of members of the public to the antics of hackers, who compromised his twitter account @tundefashola and posted four tweets in Japanese.

Fashola's twitter

It was learnt that as at early Today, all posts on Fashola’s official website http://brfashola.org/, and feeds redirected to the his Twitter account, @tundefashola appeared in a similar foreign language (Japanese).
Fashola's website hacked

Fashola's Twitter account

As at the point of gathering this information, the website cannot longer be accessed due to ‘unknown technical problems’.

Fashola's website hacked

A statement signed by his former Special Adviser on Media, Mr Hakeem Bello on Saturday, revealed that the twitter account must have been compromised on Friday, as members of the public, who follow the former Governor, started calling to draw attention to the strange tweets in the early hours of Saturday.

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