Saturday, February 02, 2013

Twitter Hacked: Data for 250,000 Users May Be Stolen - NYTimes.com

Time to change your Twitter password, if somebody hasn't beaten you to it...
"“This attack was not the work of amateurs, and we do not believe it was an isolated incident,” Bob Lord, Twitter’s director of information security, said in a blog post. “The attackers were extremely sophisticated, and we believe other companies and organizations have also been recently similarly attacked.”
Jim Prosser, a spokesman for Twitter, would not say how hackers were able to infiltrate Twitter’s systems, but Twitter’s blog post alluded that hackers had broken in through a well-publicized vulnerability in Oracle’s Java software."
Twitter Hacked: Data for 250,000 Users May Be Stolen - NYTimes.com
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