Twitter, at the risk of the password of more than 330 million account
Trouble in the house Twitter. The company is in these hours by inviting all its users to change their password immediately due to a bug that would put at risk the safety of over 330 million account.
The well-known social network would have discovered a glaring bug inside that would have allowed the platform to store the passwords of more than 330 million users without proper encryption. In fact, this bug would have then made possible the vision of the password to the employees of the same social network, with the risk of compromising safety in the event of disclosure outside of its walls.
The company has obviously know you have conducted accurate investigations in order to avoid leakage of information, but asks anyway, as a precaution for every user to make an immediate password change, so as to restore the maximum level of security of your account.
Also of course we encourage you so strongly to follow the advice of the social network and make a password change as soon as possible. As always furthermore, we note that Twitter allows its users to set up two-factor authentication, creating an additional step of security; if you want to live a quiet sleep, therefore, you can use this system to further protect your credentials.
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