Twitter admitted the threat to 330 million accounts
Team microblogging platform Twitter has published a call to all 330 million accounts with the Council as soon as possible to change passwords.
As it turned out, the code in the Twitter, there was a bug where passwords were stored in an internal log in plain text. The error has led to that failed process of the hash, substituting the password into a random set of numbers and letters and stored passwords remained without a mask. Now the vulnerability is already fixed.
As the developers noted, they found no signs of abuse of this information. However, existing passwords to change, including on other services that use the same passwords.