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Hackers Take Over Tampa Mayor's Twitter Account

UPDATED at 1:20 p.m. with cybersecurity information. Several racist, sexist and pornographic images have been deleted from Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s Twitter account after they were posted reportedly by hackers early Thursday.

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Hackers Take Over Tampa Mayor's Twitter Account

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UPDATED at 1:20 p.m. with cybersecurity information.

Several racist, sexist and pornographic images have been deleted from Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn’s Twitter account after they were posted reportedly by hackers early Thursday.

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