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'Sex and the City' author's novel leaked by hacker

'SEX and the City' author Candace Bushnell's (pictured) new novel has been leaked online.

The first 38,000 words of an unpublished novel were leaked by celebrity hacker Guccifer.

The writer, who inspired the successful TV series 'Sex and the City', is the latest victim of a celebrity hacker using the pseudonym Guccifer.

According to Gawker the hacker tweeted the first 50 pages of Bushnell's new novel, 'Killing Monica', from Bushnell's official Twitter account.

Guccifer has previously targeted George W Bush, Hillary Clinton's aide Sidney Blumenthal, Colin Powell and other political figures. (© Independent News Service)

Irish Independent