A bug caused the passwords to be written down in an internal log before the hashing process was complete, Twitter's chief technology officer Parag Agrawal wrote in a blog post on Thursday. Consequently users should act on the assumption that every password could have leaked in plain text, and change not only their twitter password but also passwords on any accounts that use the same password. "This is an industry standard".
"We recently found a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log".
Twitter is telling people to consider changing their passwords after the company noticed it was accidentally storing them in clear text. But that reassurance was lost on the masses who believe digital privacy is already a thing of the past.
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While Twitter says that the bug has been fixed and that the plaintext logs have been deleted, it is encouraging the password change out of "an abundance of caution". He followed up about 45 minutes later, saying, "I should not have said we didn't have to share. We did not need to, however, believe it is the suitable point to do", he said.
The BJP has demanded that the Commission "act decisively and firmly against such attempts of the Congress party". Development, fast-paced development and all round development is the agenda of PM Modi and people of Karnataka.
By the evening, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge appeared on the steps of the Lindo Wing with their still unnamed son. The birth has also brought some speculation that the Duke of York may remarry his former wife, Sarah, Duchess of York.
No school has had players selected in more consecutive NFL Drafts than MI , which has an 80-year streak going back to 1939. Former defensive tackle Maurice "Mo" Hurst and linebacker Mike McCray are hoping to hear their names called tomorrow.
He paid $75 for 24 gallons of diesel, which would have been more but the pump automatically cuts off at that amount, he said. For all of 2018, the agency expects that the national retail price for all grades of gasoline will average $2.76 a gallon.
Another visitor to the memorial, Nil Adjei said he used to live in the area years ago and was drawn to the site after the attack. Police have interviewed close to 200 witnesses and sorted through dozens of photos and video evidence submitted by the public.
LeBron averaged 45.0 points per over the last three home games of the series against IN and posted a triple-double IN the opener. The Pacers came into the playoffs extremely confident, and their confidence has allowed them to push the Cavaliers to the brink.
Khamenei stressed that the U.S. forces should leave the Middle East as they are the cause of insecurity in the region. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , in Riyadh , urged unity among Persian Gulf countries in confronting Iran.
In early April, China filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization over the USA -imposed steel and aluminum tariffs. The White House provided temporary exemptions in March and had until the end of Monday to decide whether to extend them.
Haruna Hamman Furo, the head of the Adamawa state emergency management agency, described the attack as "devastating". The blasts in the town of Mubi are believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram insurgents.
Apple's iPhone Still Gushes Cash
Along with the $100 billion share buyback, Apple also reported earnings per share growth of 30% to $2.73. Apple sold 52.2 million iPhones, sales rise 3%. iPad sales were up 2% in units and 6% in revenue.
Takeways From Celtics' Game 1 Win Over 76ers
Boston controlled the quarter and managed to extend their lead to 17-points, 87-70, with 40.9 seconds left in the quarter. Veteran Al Horford added 26 points as the C's picked up the slack for Jaylen Brown who sat out with the hamstring injury.
Severe Weather Potential Increasing
Thunderstorm chances begin picking up Tuesday across the KVOE listening area, and so does the risk of stronger activity. Large hail and tornadoes will be the initial threat with a damaging wind and hail threat into the overnight period.
Amazon to add 3000 tech jobs in Vancouver, Canada
Amazon shares ended the US Monday trading session in the red as Jeff Bezos' firm announced plans to expand its Vancouver tech hub. Hiring AI engineers will have an impact in multiple areas of the Amazon business , though Alexa is the most obvious beneficiary.
JEE Mains result out: Here's how you can download your result
Another topper, R.Raghu Raman, also scored 335 out of 360 marks, but due to low marks in the Maths section he got the 27th rank. A total of 10,43,739 students have appeared for the JEE Main examination, out of which 44,488 candidates are from Odisha.
WhatsApp founder, CEO Jan Koum steps down
If a government or company asked WhatsApp to turn over your messages, the company wouldn't be able to, since it cannot read them. The Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal cost Facebook an unknown number of subscribers.