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http://lifehacker.com/5981045/twitter-hacked-and-250000-user-accounts-potentially-compromised-change-your-passwords
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In a blog post today, Twitter has let users know that around 250,000 accounts have potentially been compromised. That means it's time to change your passwords.
Twitter found unusual access patterns on some accounts. Subsequently, they've revoked access to all compromised accounts, and you should receive an email requiring you to reset your password if yours was hacked. That said, if you're worried about your account, now's as good a time as any to change your password for Twitter (and any other account with the same email and password combination).

Change your passwords now!
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Only have 10 followers and i think they're all dead, so woopy doo if they know my login.
    
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Change your passwords now!

Don't tell me what to do.
    
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Twitter has been unsecure forever... I finally deactivated my account after changing my password for the 3rd freaking time. I have 2 followers.. I have no idea why they were so interested in gaining access. About 4 months go I got an email saying my account had been reactivated. Yeah, twitter, whatever rolleyes.gif Them and paypal. Always having security issues, I had to literally tell my bank to not allow paypal to make transactions with my bank to get them to finally deactivate that piece of crap.
 
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post #5 of 26
I changed my password, but hopefully these passwords were hashed with salt.
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post #6 of 26
Sigh how many times does this have to happen...
post #7 of 26
There isn't anything that I can't unfix if someone knew my password. It's unique to Twitter, so I'll just grab some popcorn and let them go at it.
Edited by Kaldari - 2/2/13 at 4:21pm
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post #8 of 26
What's the big deal ? It happens all the time
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I already dumb my twitter account like 3 weeks ago. I knew something is coming.

 
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post #10 of 26
They should shut down twitter instead
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