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How To Check All The Apps You've Authorized With Your Google, Facebook, And Twitter Accounts

Hundreds of Twitter accounts were hacked with a swastika through a third party app, which means it's probably time to check on your Twitter apps.

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Earlier this morning, hackers took over hundreds of Twitter accounts and posted a message in Turkish that included swastikas and a "NaziHolland" hashtag. BBC North America, Reuters Japan, Nike Spain, and Duke University's Twitter accounts were some of the targets.

A statement from Twitter revealed that the source of the hack was a third party app. The company claims users don't need to take any action, but now might be a good time to review which apps you've authenticated with your Twitter login details and revoke apps that you no longer use.

We identified an issue affecting a small number of users. Source was a 3rd party app and it has been resolved. No action needed by users.


Might as well check your Facebook log ins, too.

Hover over the app name and click the pencil to edit and the "X" to remove.

Nicole Nguyen covers products and personal technology for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco.

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