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Windows 7: Twitter hacked, 250,000 users affected

01 Feb 2013   #1
Brink
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Twitter hacked, 250,000 users affected

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Twitter has just reported that earlier this week, it was a victim of a successful compromise of its systems, resulting in the "limited access" to user information, including usernames, email addresses, session tokens, and encrypted/salted passwords, affecting approximately 250,000 users.

Read more at source:
Twitter hacked, 250,000 users affected | ZDNet

and

Twitter Blog: Keeping our users secure


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03 Feb 2013   #2
x BlueRobot

 

Twitter is even recommending us to disable Java within our browsers, thankfully my account wasn't comprised, even though I use a e-mail address with my Twitter which doesn't contain any relevant personal data and is very dated.
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03 Feb 2013   #3
MadSupra354

 

I don't even have Java installed anymore.
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04 Feb 2013   #4
x BlueRobot

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MadSupra354 View Post
I don't even have Java installed anymore.
I have Java disabled in all my browsers, and haven't come across a website which needs Java to be enabled/installed; I still have Java for OpenOffice.
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