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Unknown number of Twitter accounts hijacked, passwords reset

Twitter has warned an unknown number of users that hackers have potentially compromised their accounts. Spam-like tweets seem to be originating from at least some affected users, including TechCrunch's own Twitter account. "Make $250 A Day From Home", one tweet…

Twitter plays down hacker breach, 55,000 accounts posted online

Twitter has launched an investigation after the popular micro-blogging service was breached and details of 55,000 accounts were published on the Internet by hackers. Despite this, it appears that the spoils were spammer accounts with the published usernames and passwords being of…

Twitter celebrates its sixth birthday today

Twitter is celebrating its sixth birthday today. Exactly six years ago on March 21, 2006, Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the popular micro-blogging service posted the first ever tweet: "just setting up my twttr." At the time the service was still…