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Twitter Denies 55,000 Usernames And Passwords Posted Online Were Hacked

Twitter had a bit of a hacking scare on Tuesday, as about 55,000 usernames and passwords were leaked on a filesharing website. However, the company has denied that they were actually hacked, claiming that the data was actually mostly spam accounts, unlinked usernames and passwords, or duplicates.
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Twitter Acquires Whisper Systems To Bolster Security

Twitter has acquired Whisper Systems, a company that builds enterprise-level security software on Android.

The acquisition will likely be used to improve Twitter’s own security, and assuage worries that the network is vulnerable to hackers and other nefarious types.
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Do You Use Any Of 2011′s 25 Worst Passwords For Your Twitter Account?

You don’t have to answer out loud, as it might be quite embarrassing to admit, but are you using a password for your Twitter account that would be easy for anyone to guess?

You can test to see whether you’re using a predictable password by comparing it to the 25 worst passwords of 2011.
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