Local

Security Flaw Affecting TweetDeck

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. 4 Things WCCO This Morning Is Thankful For
  2. Unions Plan Black Friday Protests
  3. St. Paul Superintendent Apologizes For Ferguson Tweet
  4. What's The Trending Toy In Minnesota?
  5. What's Open, What's Not On Thanksgiving?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Twitter says that if you use Tweetdeck, you should log out.

Late Wednesday morning, Twitter said a “security issue” affected Tweetdeck and encouraged users to log out. Later they tweeted that they are taking down Tweetdeck services to assess the security issues.

According to reports, it appears a security flaw in Tweetdeck has allowed a third-party source to hijack and force accounts to retweet.

Tweetdeck is a social media dashboard application that helps users control multiple Twitter accounts.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,993 other followers