Wisconsin Badgers logo.(Photo: University of Wisconsin)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is back in control of its Twitter account after being hacked early Wednesday. 

We're back! pic.twitter.com/v9J8oujaI5

— UW-Madison (@UWMadison) May 17, 2017

Sorry for the disruption and foul language this morning— Here’s more info on what happened. https://t.co/NdPHlrP3K4

— UW-Madison (@UWMadison) May 17, 2017

UW-Madison staff learned of the hack as the suspicious tweets were being posted, about 6:30 a.m., according to a statement. Four suspicious tweets were posted, including two with profane language.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison's Twitter account has been hacked, UW police reported Wednesday morning.(Photo: UW-Madison Twitter)

The cause of the hack has not been identified, but the University Communications plans to review its social media account security.

The account has about 160,000 followers.