Mitt Romney's Email Was Hacked After Somebody Guessed His favourite Pet's Name

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Mitt Romney is still using a hotmail account.And it’s apparently not that difficult to access, Gawker reports.

An anonymous tipster claimed heĀ  hacked into [email protected] and then change the presidential hopeful’s password.

The tipster reportedly answered a security question by guessing the name of Romney’s favourite pet.

“I have nothing to do with anonymous and have never done something like this before,” the tipster said in an email to Gawker. “Good-bye.”

Romney’s campaign said “proper authorities are investigating the crime,” the Associated Press reported.

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