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Posted by on Nov 8, 2012 in Social Networks |

Twitter sends many requests to change passwords, likely against hacking

Twitter sends many requests to change passwords, likely against hacking

started sending messages to some users asking to change your password. The company has said that it is a hack, but Mashable and TechCrunch reported that their accounts were compromised during the day, along with those of other people.

The company said in a post that routinely requested to change the password owners who suspect accounts were hacked. “Unintentionally, now to reset the passwords of a number greater than those that we believe had been committed. We apologize for the inconvenience and confusion this may have caused, “the company said, attributing the issue to a.

However, that does not mean that there was indeed accounts were hacked. The company has sent emails to the affected accounts requesting a password change, and not allowed to enter the accounts if the password is not changed thereby. It is recommended that if you got one of these emails, change the password anyway, whether or not a hack.

Link: Password reset emails (Twitter)

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