Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram Accounts Hacked by Lizard Squad

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Girls, we have a problem. Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram accounts were broken into early this morning with her profile tweeting out to over 51 million fans that they should follow someone who claims to be the "leader" of Lizard Squad.

That's not a group of Swifties or anti-Taylor Katy Perry fans. It's actually the creepy hacking group that's been behind the numerous cyber attacks on Playstation, Malaysia Airlines, and XBox Live over the past few months. Weird, right?

Taylor has the fourth largest account on Twitter, making this one of the higher-profile breaches that have occurred on the social media network. Tweets sent by the hacker were deleted within about 15 minutes, as Taylor or someone from Twitter gained control over the account.

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But, before they could put all of that behind them, her Instagram account was hacked. The account posted a photo telling her fans to follow someone associated with the Twitter hack Lizard group. She has over 20 million followers on that account. Like her Twitter page, it was recovered after a few minutes, deleting the hacker's photo.

Here's the really creepy part. The hackers also claim to have stolen nude photos of Taylor, which they are threatening to release for a small payment in Bitcoin. The hackers could easily be bluffing to rake in some cash, but as we've seen in the past, iCloud photo threats are pretty reliable and serious.

It's unclear what the motive behind the Lizard Squad is, but it surely isn't to be nice. This whole hacking thing is super scary, especially when our girl Taylor is the one being targeted. We all know her biggest fear is being hacked, so we're sure she's bugging right now.

What do you think about all of this? Chime in!

UPDATE: Taylor has responded to the whole situation on Twitter in the sassiest way ever. Of course she posted, "Cause the hackers gonna hack, hack, hack, hack, hack..." She also told them to get real when it comes to those naked pics.
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