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Resources Apr 23, 2013

FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s Twitter account hacked

FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s Twitter account was hacked on Friday. Shortly thereafter, the official Twitter account for the FIFA World Cup was hacked as well. Albeit comical to the casual reader, it was anything but for FIFA and Mr. Blatter.

Who was behind it? It’s believed to have been the same hackers behind the NPR, BBC and CBS’ 60 Minutes hack attacks. See how it all unfolded in Jonathan Tannewald’s coverage of the events on