Twitter has a Nazi problem. Or, more specifically, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account has a Nazi problem.

On Friday afternoon, Dorsey’s account was hacked to spread a pro-Hitler message along with anti-Semitism associated with the Holocaust. The tweet was quickly deleted, but was screenshot in all its horribleness.

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“Yes, Jack’s account was compromised,” tweeted Twitter vice president of global communications Brandon Borrman. “We’re working on it and investigating what happened.”

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Yes, Jack’s account was compromised. We’re working on it and investigating what happened.7661:03 PM – Aug 30, 2019 · San Francisco, CATwitter Ads info and privacy534 people are talking about this

Dorsey’s account also tweeted racial epithets, along with a string of profane nonsense.

The official Twitter account confirmed the hack as well.

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We’re aware that @jack was compromised and investigating what happened.8,6391:05 PM – Aug 30, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy6,091 people are talking about this

The account mentioned in the aforementioned tweet, @taytaylov3r, has been suspended at the time of this writing.

That Twitter’s CEO is unable to keep his account, followed by 4.2 million on the platform, free from this sort of garbage doesn’t bode well for the security of the service.

UPDATE: Aug. 30, 2019, 2:27 p.m. PDT: Twitter issued the following statement: “The account is now secure, and there is no indication that Twitter’s systems have been compromised.”

Twitter Comms@TwitterCommsReplying to @TwitterComms @jack

The account is now secure, and there is no indication that Twitter’s systems have been compromised.1,8752:22 PM – Aug 30, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy799 people are talking about this.

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