back to article Faded celebs' Twitter feeds degrade to sad, lonely smut storms

Symantec boffin Satnam Narang says some 2500 Twitter accounts, including those of journalists and other notables, have been compromised and used to sling pornography and links for dating sites. The accounts include those of a Telegraph journalist, a CNN correspondent, the National Post editor-in-chief, WKYT weekend anchor, …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    For some reason I thought the sub-headline referred to the members of King Crimson...

    more coffee needed.

  2. Kurt Meyer

    Faded celebs

    Most of them weren't "celebs" in the first place, and all of them cannot fade fast enough for me.

  3. Captain Scarlet Silver badge

    Ad companies

    I assume if they are dead because they haven't paid their advertising companies or PR company to continue maintaining their fake social media presence.

    I assume most companies won't get the accounts because either they can't be bothered or they hope their client will return.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    ...a healthy US$4 for each user...

    So if all followers of all these fine celebrities clicked on the obviously and signed up for an account on the adult site that would make the crims a cool $24?!

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