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University officials say their Twitter account, @uwmadison, was hacked around 6:30 a.m. and four unauthorized tweets, including a link to a YouTube video, were posted in a span of minutes.
Some of the questionable tweets posted on the account included:
- "lol why go to university when u can just sit at home and fail at life and stuff"
- "why is this @idfc moron hacking everyone can you (explicit) off"
- "dead(explicit) (explicit) thots on god"
The profane tweets remained on the UW Twitter account for several hours and were deleted around 9:30 a.m.
Upon learning of the incident, UW officials say they immediately contacted Twitter support and the account has been fully restored.
We're back! pic.twitter.com/v9J8oujaI5
— UW-Madison (@UWMadison) May 17, 2017