Security hole exposes Twitter accounts to hacking, victim claims
Twitter users — especially those with desirable handles — risk having their accounts stolen, according to one recently hacked user who says there’s a fundamental vulnerability in the service’s security system.
According to Daniel Dennis Jones, whose account, @blanket, was recently hijacked, Twitter’s password reset process allows hackers to attempt a more wide-ranging brute force approach to breaking into accounts than other services with more restrictive systems.
In a lengthy write-up of his recent experience, Jones says he discovered that the security system Twitter employs limits…
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