Thousands of hacked Twitter accounts are sending a wave of spammy messages advertising a weight-loss product.
The message reads: "Get the beach body you've always wanted, now you can with this weight loss supplement," followed by a link to a website advertising an Acai Berry dietary supplement.
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We don't know how the accounts have been compromised, but judging by the number of spammy messages, it's possible that users' passwords have been stolen.
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If you see such a message coming from your account, change your password immediately. You should also revoke Twitter access to all suspicious applications. You can do that by logging into Twitter, clicking on “Settings” in the upper-right drop-down menu, choosing “Connections” and clicking “Revoke Access” on suspicious apps.
This story originally published on Mashable here.
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