Twitter users told to log out of TweetDeck after bug

Twitter has urged users to log out of their TweetDeck service after it was hit by a bug which caused a random surge of retweets across a large number of accounts.

They tweeted the statements below.

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A security issue that affected TweetDeck this morning has been fixed. Please log out of TweetDeck and log back in to fully apply the fix.

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We've temporarily taken TweetDeck services down to assess today's earlier security issue. We'll update when services are back up.

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