Report: Twitter Encourages All 336 Million Users To Change Their Passwords

Twitter says bug could have left some passwords exposed.

Twitter is encouraging all of their 336 million users to change their passwords.

According to Twitter, a bug may have left some passwords exposed on an ‘internal log.’

Here’s what Twitter said on… Twitter:

“We recently found a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log. We fixed the bug and have no indication of a breach or misuse by anyone. As a precaution, consider changing your password on all services where you’ve used this password.”

Twitter says the bug has been fixed, and that they are warning users to change the passwords “out of an abundance of caution.”

Shares in Twitter fell after the news broke.

Spencer Fernando

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