Assad sympathizers hack BBC Twitter account

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After carrying a pro-Assad post, the Twitter page for BBC Radio Ulster later posted a message saying “apologies to all our followers our account was hacked today.”

Assad sympathizers in the past also have hacked the Reuters blogging platform and disseminated fake stories about Syria’s rebel movement.

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Fergus Bell in London contributed to this report.

Cassandra Vinograd can be reached at http://twitter.com/CassVinograd

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