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Student Arrested for hacking Thailand Prime Minister Accounts

Student Arrested for hacking Thailand Prime Minister Accounts

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's personal Twitter account was hacked on October 2nd, 2011 in what officials said was possibly part of a conspiracy to embarrass the government. Police in Thailand have arrested a university student who is said to have admitted hacking into the Prime Minister's Twitter account and posting messages accusing her of incompetence.

22-year-old Aekawit Thongdeeworakul, a fourth year architecture student at Chulalongkorn University, could face up to two years in prison if found guilty of illegally accessing computer systems without authorization.

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