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Posts Tagged ‘protecting user privacy’

Hacker Leaks Details Of 15,000 Twitter Accounts; A Quick 3-Step Guide To Protect Your Account Right Now

On Tuesday, a hacker from Mauritania gained access to more than 15,000 Twitter accounts’ user IDs and the associated OAuth tokens used to connect Twitter accounts to third-party services.

The self-dubbed Mauritania Attacker published his haul, which does not include Twitter user passwords, online.

Below, more details on the situation and how to protect your account right now.

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Twitter Earns Top Spot For Protecting User Privacy [STUDY]

Nothing posted online is private, of course – and any expectation of privacy on social media is pure comedy, but some sites (like Twitter) go the extra mile in an attempt to appease the masses.

And guess what? When stacked against other sites by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Twitter earns top marks for protecting user privacy! Guess who doesn’t?

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