Contact Us

Nelly Furtado’s Twitter Account Also Hacked

Nelly Furtado
Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Hot on the heels of Lady Gaga‘s Twitter account being hacked, singer Nelly Furtado has also fallen victim to hacking. Where as Gaga was “offering” an iPad2 to all of her followers in the spirit of the season, Furtado’s fake tweet, which has since been removed from her feed, offered Mac Book laptops. You know what they say: If it’s too good to be true, it probably is.

The tweet read: “Dearies, I’m giving away free Macbooks to each one of you in the spirit of the holidays.” A fake and potentially dangerous link was also included in the tweet. You can view the tweet on Tech Crunch.

Pop stars should be concerned as there seems to be some sort of coordinated effort to take over their social media networks.

A word of warning to those who follow pop stars on Twitter: Do not click on these links offering up free tech gadgets. They could cause harm to your computer.

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of PopCrush

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Please solve this simple math problem to prove that you are a real person.

Sign up for PopCrush quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!