Neugebauer's account was briefly hacked and the spam tweet sent, according to the report. His password has been changed to something "more complicated."

Hackers have done more damage than sending one spam tweet in the past after gaining access to a member of Congress's account.

When Rep. Bill Johnson's (R-Ohio) account was taken over in July 2011, his profile picture was changed to a graphic image.

Sen. Chuck GrassleyChuck GrassleyGOP senator surprises top Dem with birthday cake Overnight Cybersecurity: Trump tweetstorm on Russia probe | White House reportedly pushing to weaken sanctions bill | Podesta to testify before House Intel Protesters target GOP on their way out of town over healthcare MORE's (R-Iowa) account was hacked in January of last year by an opponent of anti-piracy legislation who sent several unauthorized tweets while the senator was reportedly stuck on an airplane.

Of course, former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), who claimed his Twitter account had been hacked in 2011 after a lewd picture was posted, later admitted the excuse was a lie.