Mitt Romney's email hack under investigation


The website, reported on Tuesday that it received a message from someone claiming that he or she signed into Romney's Hotmail account.

The tipster said it happened by correctly guessing the answer to a security question about Romney's favorite pet. The hacker also said that Romney's account on DropBox, a file-sharing service, was also accessed.

Romney's campaign spokeswoman refused to say whether Romney still uses the Hotmail account.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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