Twitter has unintentionally sent a password reset email to users whose accounts hadn’t been compromised, the company announced on its status page. As you may remember, the company had emailed an undetermined but apparently large number of users a few hours ago, asking them to reset their password, leading to a flurry of tweets discussing the possibility of a widespread hacking problem. While the issue is not as widespread as initially thought, the company’s statement does say that it believes some accounts have indeed been compromised. In addition to Twitter’s confirmation, we already knew some accounts had been hacked. Read the full story at The Next Web: http://thenextweb.com/twitter/2012/11/08/oops-twitter-says-it-unintentionally-reset-passwords-of-non-compromised-accounts/
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.