News Burst: Pranksters hack into Big Brother nomination lines

Hackers attempt to rig the telephone vote for blue-eyed Thomas

Telephone hackers are targeting the Big Brother eviction lines reports the Channel 4 viewers enquiry line Thursday.

A prankster has been leaving messages on business answer phones throughout the country claiming to be Tom from Bow. When intrigued office workers return the call, they find themselves being transferred to the "vote Thomas out" hotline.

Morgan Holt, editor of the Big Brother Web site is adamant that "this is not an effective way of rigging the nomination vote".

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