Yahoo News' Twitter feed hacked

August 10, 2014 10:25 PM

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Yahoo News' Twitter feed hacked

Yahoo News' Twitter feed was hacked late Sunday afternoon when it sent a tweet about an Ebola outbreak in Atlanta.

Shortly before 5 p.m. ET Sunday, the Yahoo News account tweeted that an Ebola outbreak in Atlanta had infected an estimated 145 people. The tweet was shortly taken down and Yahoo followed up with a tweet that said, "Earlier, an unauthorized tweet with misinformation on Ebola was sent from this accou...

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