So Your Corporate Twitter Account's Been Hacked

Takeovers of Twitter handles have companies scrambling to secure their social media. A primer for the paranoid
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The back-to-back hackings of Burger King’s and Jeep’s official Twitter accounts have big companies scrambling to lock down their social media channels. These hackings, both allegedly perpetrated by a New England DJ, have brought attention to the alarming security holes on many social networks—and the ease with which hackers from Beijing or Baltimore can take over your online identity.

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