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Yet another news org gets hacked:

Two AP accounts quickly tweeted that the tweet was fake, and on its Facebook page, AP asked people to "not respond to news posted [on its Twitter account] in the last 20 minutes."




The Dow plunged after the tweet, then recovered quickly. "It makes you wonder if there isn't a profit-making opportunity out there in the realm of Twitter hacks," Matthew Yglesias writes.

The Syrian Electronic Army, which took credit for a recent hack of NPR's website, has claimed credit for this attack: