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Hackers Post Mostly Inconsequential Twitter Account Data Online

Published on May 8, 2012
by Mike Isaac

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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