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Lock up your computers, WW3 is approaching
Wed, 20th Mar 2013
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Hackers around the world will be screaming a collective cry of despair, as one eager cyber-bandit went after the world's most powerful man's wife.

Oh uh.

Targeting U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, cyber experts have warned a host of other famous figures and celebrities to safeguard their bank accounts.

While hacking on any level is wrong, of course, pissing off the President's wife isn't exactly wise. What better way than to raise awareness and the need for action, than by targeting the most powerful folk on the planet?

Ashton Kutcher, Britney Spears, Mel Gibson, Hulk Hogan, Kim Kardashian, Beyonce and Jay-Z - the list goes on. Add vice-president Joe Biden, former presidential candidate Al Gore and other government figures to the mix and you have the recipe for full-blown cyber warfare.

After posting private account details, addresses and social security numbers online, the security breach worryingly shows nobody is safe. Not even the high and mighty who look down on us common folk from their lofted perches of power.

Both the U.S. and China have been exchanging, to put it politely, cyber slang over the past few weeks, but now the ball game has changed - will a Celebrity Select XI be submitting a team for war?

Can hacking be stopped or even managed? Tell us your thoughts below