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250K accounts on Twitter were compromised


  Twitter posted a blog article on Friday February 01, 2013 detailing a sophisticated attack and a possible compromise of a quarter of Twitters user accounts. Twitter wrote in their blog, “Though only a very small percentage of our users were potentially affected by this attack, we encourage all users to take this opportunity to…

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LinkedIn passwords compromised–6.5 million stolen


Reports are coming out that up to 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords have been compromised.  A user in a Russian forum says that he has hacked and uploaded almost 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords, according to The Verge. Though his claim has yet to be confirmed, Twitter users are already reporting that they’ve found their hashed LinkedIn…

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