Friday June 10, 2016

32M Twitter Logins Appear For Sale On The Dark Web

As often as stuff like this happens, it's probably just a good idea to change your password after you use it once to minimize the chance of your account details falling into the wrong hands. For its part, Twitter says it is "confident" the information was not obtained from a hack of its servers.

Soon after news that up to 32 million Twitter login details had been put up for sale on the dark web, Twitter announced that it has begun locking "millions" of accounts, reports the Verge. In a blog post published today, the company says it is confident that Twitter's own servers were not hacked (unlike LinkedIn's and MySpace's were reported to have been).