Fake Wendi Deng Murdoch makes mockery of Twitter verified account process

Graham Cluley

The person behind the @Wendi_Deng Twitter account has admitted they are an imposter – but not before Twitter gave them a “verified” badge and newspapers reported the tweets from Rupert Murdoch’s wife were legitimate.Read more in my article at Naked Security.

Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.