Hackers Now Targeting Twitter Accounts

Because Twitter is becoming as widely used as myspace and facebook, it’s also become as big of a target for hackers. The biggest thing you can do to protect yourself is to make sure you have a protected password to make it difficult for anyone to hack into your account. Once you are in twitter, be very careful of any shortened links you click on. Users use links like tinyurl to shorten a link so it will fit into their tweet. Anytime you click on these, be 100% sure they are legitimate as hackers are using these “mini links” to direct you to websites that may compromise the data on your computer.

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