Following this afternoon's report on Arianna Huffington's
AOL email account getting hacked, the new media mogul has confirmed the hack and revealed the culprits: Nigerian scam artists. Happens to the best of us.
From: Arianna Huffington
To: Maureen O'Connor Date: Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 6:20 PM Subject: RE: Gawker Question: Arianna's email hacked?
Maureen, it's true. Our tech department investigated and discovered it was hackers from Nigeria, and no I'm not giving up my AOL email. Arianna
From: Maureen O'Connor
To: Arianna Huffington Date: Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 6:42 PM Subject: Re: Gawker Question: Arianna's email hacked?
Thanks Arianna. Glad to hear you guys figured it out. While I've got you on the line — do you still
use your cellphone in the bathroom? Not judging; I like to play word games while using the toilet.
No response at press time. For the record my top three are
Word Abacus, Scramble, and Bookworm. [ Image via ] AP
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