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Hackers take over Shuhei Yoshida's Twitter

Same group that claimed to bring down Pokémon Go servers this weekend

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Hackers who claimed they briefly brought down Pokémon Go's servers this weekend appear to have taken control of the Twitter account for Shuhei Yoshida (pictured above) the president of Sony Computer Entertainment's worldwide studios.

Seven tweets, sent early this morning, claim to be testing Yoshida's account security, linking to the hacker group's web page and telling Yoshida to contact them to regain control.

As of publication time, the account still appears to be in their hands.

TechCrunch notes that the group has targeted Twitter accounts of other major figures in technology, including Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey.

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