Twitter thinks you should really change your password, like, now


Twitter has a teeny, tiny polite suggestion for everyone on its platform: Maybe go ahead and change your password. Like, now. 

The social media company announced Thursday in a blogpost that a now-fixed bug meant Twitter passwords were stored “unmasked in an internal log,” and, yeah, whoops! 

While the company insists that it’s found no evidence of abuse, you really don’t want to wait around to find out whether or not that assessment turns out to be correct. 

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In other words, it’s time for every single Twitter user to change his or her password — and potentially not just for Twitter.  Read more…

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