Saturday, May 12, 2012

55,000 Twitter Accounts Leaked

Anonymous has posted the usernames and passwords of over 55,000 Twitter accounts online in apparent retaliation at the micro-blogging site shutting down some accounts. However, Twitter after having a close look at the mishap and said that most of the hacked accounts were duplicates and the rest were those accounts which had been suspended by Twitter in the past. A Twitter spokeswoman, said in an e-mail to The New York Times, "We are currently looking into the situation. In the meantime, we have pushed out password resets to accounts that may have been affected. For those who are concerned that their account may have been compromised, we suggest resetting your passwords and more in our Help Center."

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