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What do I do if my Twitter account is hacked?
« on: January 27, 2012, 09:04:43 pm »


There are two primary methods for your Twitter account to become compromised. Either you authorized a malicious application to connect to your account, or your password was guessed/stolen.

The first thing to do as soon as you notice a problem is to scan your system with an up to date anti-virus product to be sure your machine isn't infected and doesn't have a keylogger installed.

Next you need to set a new password. As always we recommend selecting a strong password that is unique for each website.

Complete article:
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/01/28/what-do-i-do-if-my-twitter-account-is-hacked/




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