How to Avoid Getting Your Twitter Account Hacked
Date: Thursday, August 19, 2010 @ 07:34:07 UTC
Topic: Digital Security

This is not the first time a famous Twitter account is hacked, and I can bet it won't be the last. Barack Obama, Britney Spears, British Petroleum and the New York Times are just a few big names/brands that have gone through this painful process.  Usually, accounts representing companies or celebrities are managed by people with excellent communication skills, not IT skills, and especially not IT security skills.

In general, a lack of user education and strong policies regarding online security often lead to undesirable events.  Whether you manage an official Twitter account or a personal one, you should know how Twitter accounts get hacked so you can protect yourself.

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