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Twitter says all 336 million users should change their passwords
Twitter has recommended its 336 million users change their passwords. The company announced on Thursday it discovered a bug that saved user passwords unprotected on an internal log. Twitter said it has since fixed the issue. Although the company said there is no evidence passwords have been leaked or misused, it is urging its users to update their passwords. "As a precaution, consider changing your password on all services where…
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Twitter wants you to change your password – CNN Video
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How to change your Twitter password
Twitter wasn't hacked, but it still really wants you to change your password. On Thursday, the company announced it had found and fixed a "bug" that stored user passwords internally without adequate security. Twitter played down the incident and said there's no evidence any passwords were used for nefarious purposes. But it appears to be showing all of its 336 million users a pop-up window prompting them to change their…
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How to protect yourself from hackers – CNN Video
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Twitter is profitable again and adding users
Twitter is officially on a profit streak. Twitter (TWTR) posted its second consecutive profitable quarter on Wednesday thanks to renewed growth in its ad sales business. The results are a strong signal that the social media company's turnaround efforts are bearing fruit. The company reported a profit of $61 million for the first three months of 2018, or nearly as much money as it lost in the same period a…
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China tells international airlines to toe the line on Taiwan
Why we're living in a new golden age of aviation China is turning up the heat on some of the world's top airlines over how they describe Taiwan on their websites. Qantas (QABSY), Australia's biggest carrier, said Thursday it had received a warning from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). Other airlines that have ran afoul of the Chinese authorities include American (AAL) and Delta (DAL). Powered by WPeMatico
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Twitter says all 336 million users should change their passwords
Twitter wants you to change your password Twitter has recommended its 336 million users change their passwords. The company announced on Thursday it discovered a bug that saved user passwords unprotected on an internal log. Twitter said it has since fixed the issue. Although the company said there is no evidence passwords have been leaked or misused, it is urging its users to update their passwords. "As a precaution, consider…
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Trump, Giuliani strategizing leaves White House in the dark
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters during Thursday's briefing she only learned that Trump had reimbursed Cohen when Giuliani said it on television. "The first awareness I had was during the interview last night," Sanders. Giuliani told CNN Thursday he and Trump are in sync. "You won't see daylight between me and the President," Giuliani said in an interview. "The strategy is to get everything wrapped up and…
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More than 110 killed by high-intensity dust storms in India
In the state of Rajasthan, at least 35 people died and more than 200 were injured after winds downed more than 8,000 electricity poles and uprooted hundreds of trees, officials told CNN. "This has resulted in widespread electricity cuts and water shortages. Most of the deaths occurred after walls and roofs of houses collapsed in the middle of the night," Jaipur District Divisional Commissioner T Ravi Kant said. In neighboring…