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Oops: Twitter says it unintentionally reset passwords of non-compromised accounts



Twitter has unintentionally sent a password reset email to users whose accounts hadn’t been compromised, the company announced on its status page. As you may remember, the company had emailed an undetermined but apparently large number of users a few hours ago, asking them to reset their password, leading to a flurry of tweets discussing the possibility of a widespread hacking problem. While the issue is not as widespread as initially thought, the company’s statement does say that it believes some accounts have indeed been compromised. In addition to Twitter’s confirmation, we already knew some accounts had been hacked. Read the full story at The Next Web: http://thenextweb.com/twitter/2012/11/08/oops-twitter-says-it-unintentionally-reset-passwords-of-non-compromised-accounts/

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