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Twitter password recovery bug exposes 10,000 users' personal information

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Feb 18, 2016.

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    Twitter has notified 10,000 users that their email addresses and phone numbers may have been exposed due to a bug in the website's password recovery feature.

    The incident happened over the course of 24 hours on an unspecified day last week, but the company alerted affected users on Wednesday.

    "Any user that we find to have exploited the bug to access another account’s information will be permanently suspended, and we will also be engaging law enforcement as appropriate so they may conduct a thorough investigation and bring charges as warranted," Twitter said in a blog post.

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