Twitter to All Users: Change Your Password Now! — Krebs on Security

Twitter just asked all 300+ million users to reset their passwords, citing the exposure of user passwords via a bug that stored passwords in plain text — without protecting them with any sort of encryption technology that would mask a Twitter user’s true password. The social media giant says it has fixed the bug and that so far its investigation hasn’t turned up any signs of a breach or that anyone misused the information. But if you have a Twitter account, please change your account password now.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: krebsonsecurity.com

WHY IT MATTERS: if you have a twitter account, change your password now. And at the same time review all the apps you have granted access to in twitter and revoke all the access except for those you absolutely need. Just in case…

Farid Mheir
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