The popular Twitter app Tweetdeck is shutting down after the discovery of a serious security vulnerability in the software:
We've temporarily taken TweetDeck services down to assess today's earlier security issue. We'll update when services are back up.— TweetDeck (@TweetDeck) June 11, 2014
A security problem in Twitter, Facebook, or Gmail can still cause a lot of headaches for users. It could allow hackers to access private emails or spam victims' friends. But in most cases, it won't give the attacker total control over your computer or even other websites.