Twitter asks Users to change passwords.

  • Twitter asks its 336 million users across the globe to change their passwords.
  • In a blog on Thursday, twitter reported it detected a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log.
  • Twitter masks passwords through a process called hashing using a function known as bcrypt, which replaces the actual password with a random set of numbers and l
  • Due to a bug these passwords were written in an internal log before the hashing process.
  • Twitter are trying their best to prevent this bug from happening again.
  • Twitter reported a revenue of $665 million -- an increase of 21 per cent year-over-year (yoy) -- in the first quarter of 2018.

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