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What to do when your Twitter account has been hacked?

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This post talks about what to do when your Twitter account has been hacked and how to avoid people and / or applications for hacking your Twitter account. 
If you can not log in, because the hacker has changed your password, you can click on "Forgot my password". By clicking on the link, it will send an email with the email ID registered with Twitter. This email will contain instructions on how to reset the password on Twitter. 
If Twitter does not recognize the email ID specified, must notify on hacked Twitter account. On the page, you will be prompted for your user name Twitter, the email ID that was associated with their Twitter account, if you have associated a phone to the Twitter account and the date / time of the last time you started session. 
Based on this information, try to get your Twitter account login information so you can log in and reclaim your account.
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If you can access your account, log in and change your password Twitter structured to contain at least 8 characters including uppercase, lowercase, special characters and numbers. Also, do not set passwords you used before on Twitter. This is due to authorized applications to use Twitter on your behalf can remember old passwords and if such an application is responsible for hacking his Twitter account, the account will get to be vulnerable again. 
clean Twitter 
After changing the password for Twitter, to delete all the tweets that were sent using the hacked account. 
The next step would be to review the applications that are allowed to use Twitter in his name. Check the list of applications that are in Settings. Remove any application not remember authorizing. While you're there, you may want to also remove the applications you are not using anymore.
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Scan your computer for malware 
One of the reasons why your account may have been compromised may be malware resident on the computer. It is better to scan your computer using some anti-malware. Use a good antivirus program to check your computer for malware. 
Prevent your account from being hacked 
You can prevent your Twitter account is hacked by taking some precautions. First, you need to keep your password secure. No company will never ask for your password. If you receive any email or phone call asking for your credentials, you will never give them the details. 
By providing applications with data from Twitter, make sure you know that applications are safe and have no malicious intent. 
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