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Warning: TweetDeck Updates Popping Up on Twitter Are Scams
September 02, 2010

There are a number of updates on Twitter urging users to download a file called "tweetdeck-08302010-update.exe" from a URL beginning with

These tweets are from hacked accounts and this file does not come from TweetDeck. Do not download it!

The fake updates often being with one of the following phrases:

  • TweetDeck will work until tomorrow, udate now!
  • Download TweetDeck udate ASAP!
  • Update TweetDeck!
  • Hurry up for tweetdeck update!
  • Sorry for offtopic, but it is a critical TweetDeck update. It won't work tomorrow!

Official updates are exclusively available at: