Twitter Compromised Again

May 1st, 2009 by Dev Team in Life

The Twitter admin hack appears to be the result of a successful social engineering attack against one of Twitter’s employees, using the same password reset “hack” that got Sarah Palin last year, the cracker gained access to the employee’s account by resetting their Yahoo! email account password. The hacker going under the handle of Hacker Croll featured 13 screenshots of Twitter’s admin panel, and commented that “The images were taken from the Admin area that was secured with .htaccess.The screenshots featured internal data for accounts belonging to U.S President Barack Obama, Britney Spears, Ashton Kutcher, and Lily Allen, as well as a detailed overview of different sections behind the scenes of Twitter

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