Hackers Target Celebrity Twitter Accounts to Post Outrageous Messages

High-profile celebrities and normal internet users alike have found themselves victims of hacked accounts.
2:12 | 07/05/14

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Well, outrageous stories and x-rated picture, celebrities finding themselves the victims of hackers targeted their Twitter accounts. It's not just high-profile names becoming victims. Sara Haines is here with more. Thank you for fiving pi full name. What happens when someone else, like a hacker, gets ahold of your account. Hollywood hacked. A slew of stars seeing their Twitter accounts taken over. Some shutting them down. For two stars, used to being bullied on fox's "Glee." Lea Michele and Chris Colfer are the latest feeling the social media violation. Kol F Colfer's hackers hanging him out to dry. And his costar's Twitter hacker saying she was pregnant. The hacker can say whatever he wants. If cow have a lot of followers, that can take a big hit to your reputation. Reporter: The duo later realized the hijacking and cleared the air. Michele tweeting out, I was hacked. Guess Chris Colfer and I should have known better than to make our pass words the names of our cats. It wasn't so clean for Wilmer valderama. That's horrible. Reporter: Experts say it's a remind or the protect yourself on the internet and act quickly if someone takes control of your 140 characters. If you see a mysterious link that you don't recognize, don't click on it. Common sense is the best way the avoid being a victim. Another tip is change your pass words often. And as lea Michele said, don't use combinations like your cat's name. Or 1, 2, 3, 4. Make it tough. Work for it. As long as you remember it as well. You have to right it down somewhere. Great tips, thanks. Coming up on "Gma," your first look at Jessica alba back

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