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Swedish Social Democrats' Twitter account hacked

Swedish Social Democrats' Twitter account hacked (Breaches and Incidents)

Image copyright Twitter Image caption Hackers also added the Bitcoin symbol to the political party's logo Sweden's ruling Social Democratic Party is investigating after its official Twitter account suffered a hacking attack overnight. One post also claimed PM and party leader, Stefan Lofven, would resign. Early on Monday morning social media users noticed a string of odd tweets sent from the Social Democratic Party's Twitter account. More than 20 tweets on a range of topics were shared before the party regained control of the account. It also claimed the Swedish prime minister, party leader Stefan Lofven, would resign, that cannabis had been legalised and that Sweden's official currency had been replaced with Bitcoin.

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