Breaking: Twitter Is Telling Its 300M Users To Change Their Passwords After A Bug Revealed Them On An Internal System

Breaking: Twitter Is Telling Its 300M Users To Change Their Passwords After A Bug Revealed Them On An Internal System
May 03
21:58 2018

Twitter is telling its 300 million users to change their passwords after  it discovered a bug that revealed some password in plain text on it’s system.

In a blog post, the social media company said it dosen’t believe anyone’s password left the internal log but still advised users to change their password out of an abundance of caution.

Twitter didn’t specify or tell how many password were exposed.

How To Change Twitter Account While You Are Logged In

An accurate and up-to-date email address and/or phone number is the best step you can take to ensure you never lose access to your account. Take a moment and make sure the email address and/or phone number you have associated with your account is up to date.

  1. From your logged in account, click on the profile icon in the upper right hand corner of your screen and select Settings and privacy.
  2. Click on the Password tab.
  3. Enter your current password.
  4. Choose your new password.
  5. Save your changes by clicking Save changes.

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