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Twitter confirms hacking after pro-Turkey attacks

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Twitter confirmed today a major hacking attack which has seen a number of high-profile accounts defaced by pro-Turkey supporters with a message condemning "Nazi Germany" and "Nazi Holland".

"We are aware of an issue affecting a number of account holders this morning," a Twitter spokesperson said, adding the source of the attack had been tracked to a third party app whose permissions had been removed.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 21:14 IST