Mike Isaac

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Hackers Post Mostly Inconsequential Twitter Account Data Online

Someone claiming to be affiliated with the “Anonymous” hacker movement posted thousands of Twitter usernames and passwords to Pastebin on Monday evening. A Twitter spokesperson told AllThingsD that the company was looking into the matter, and pointed out that nearly half of the 55,000 accounts listed are duplicates and spam accounts. The company is pushing out new password requests to affected accounts.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik