• Twitter users urged to change passwords following hashing glitch

    23 days ago - By The Inquirer

    Bug exposed user passwords in plaintext, social network fesses
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  • Twitter urges all users to change their password after bug discovered

    Twitter urges all users to change their password after bug discovered

    23 days ago - By The Guardian

    Company says it has fixed the internal glitch and has seen ‘no indication of breach or misuse' but recommends precautionary steps Twitter has urged its 336 million users to change their passwords after the company discovered a bug that stored passwords in plain text in an internal system.
    The company said it had fixed the problem and had seen “no indication of breach or misuse”, but it suggested users consider changing their password on Twitter and on all services where they have used the same password “as a precaution”. We recently found a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal...
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  • 10 things in tech you need to know today

    10 things in tech you need to know today

    23 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday.
    1. Twitter is advising its 330 million users to change their password after a glitch left a number of password exposed. But the company says it has no evidence of a breach.
    2. Amazon workers described the intense pressure of working in the company's warehouses, with one saying coworkers resorted to peeing in trash cans. Others described timed breaks and constant surveillance.
    3. British authorities said on Thursday they will continue to investigate Cambridge Analytica even though it shut down and has plans to file for...
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  • Reset your Twitter password immediately!

    23 days ago - By The Mobile Indian

    The brand has asked people to change their password on Twitter and on any other service where they may have used the same password.
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  • Twitter asking users to change passwords following bug discovery

    Twitter asking users to change passwords following bug discovery

    24 days ago - By GSMArena

    If you have an account on Twitter, the company is asking you to consider changing your password. A bug - which Twitter says has now been fixed, and wasn't misused - prompted the company to issue this advisory.
    We recently found a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log. We fixed the bug and have no indication of a breach or misuse by anyone. As a precaution, consider changing your password on all services where you've used this password.— Twitter Support May 3, 2018
    For those who are interested in details, Twitter uses hashing...
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