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Someone hacked the New York Post app and sent a 'Heil President Donald Trump' notification

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The New York Post smartphone app was hacked, causing it to send out messages including "Heil President Donald Trump" as push notifications Saturday night.

Other notifications included vaguely religious-sounding threats  ("Hear me now, for I speak as an angel in the words of God") and excerpts of the Nirvana song "Come As You Are" ("Take your time, hurry up, the choice is yours, but don't be late.")


The newspaper, which is owned by Rupert Murdoch, apologized for the hack early Sunday morning.

Here's NYP's apology.

Trump has cited a Post opinion piece as evidence that the media is dishonest about him.

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FILE - In this July 22, 2008 file photo, traffic passes in front of The New York Times building in New York. The New York Times says it will charge readers for full access to its Web site starting in 2011, a risky move aimed at drawing more revenue online without driving away advertisers that want the biggest possible audience.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)
FILE - In this July 22, 2008 file photo, traffic passes in front of The New York Times building in New York. The New York Times says it will charge readers for full access to its Web site starting in 2011, a risky move aimed at drawing more revenue online without driving away advertisers that want the biggest possible audience.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)

It's far from the only hack of a New York paper. A New York Times Twitter account tweeted about a nonexistent Russian missile launch after a hack in January. In August, the FBI said Russian hackers targeted Times reporters.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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