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Twitter Hacked

January 6th, 2009 by admin in News

Someone hacked into Twitter’s internal admin tools and compromising 33 high profile accounts, including President Elect Barack Obama,Fox News,and Britney Spears.

Here is Twitter’s official explanation.

The password was obtained by a bruteforce method using a wordlist only because Twitter didnt have lockout mechanism for their admin login, and the cracker was able to keep trying new passwords until he got into an admin account of Crystal,who’d chosen the weak password “happiness.”

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  1. coffee buzz said,

    on January 9th, 2009 at 8:45 pm

    did the Twitter Admin change his password to “sadness” after he was hacked? haha… ok not funny

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