What to do if your Twitter account gets hacked

With fraudsters targeting the increasing number of people using micro-blogging, here's a few tips to getting back on your feet if your Twitter account is hacked.

Internet security is a hot button topic and with many of our readers sending emails into our tips email account every day asking for help when their online accounts are compromised,  I thought it might be a good idea to provide a step-by-step guide to recover from some common attacks people fall victim to, beginning with Twitter.

There are two primary methods through which your Twitter account can be compromised. Either you authorised a malicious application to connect to your account, or your password was guessed/stolen.

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