Twitter System Error Triggers Mass Password Reset

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A number of Twitter users received an email from the company on Monday, informing them that their passwords were reset due to a security issue with a third-party website

“We unintentionally sent some password reset notices tonight due to a system error. We apologize to the affected users for the inconvenience,” Twitter said in a statement. The company did not reveal how many users were affected by the reset

Twitter had a similar issue in November 2012, when it reset many users’ passwords due to a security incident, but also unintentionally reset a larger number of accounts that were not compromised Read more…

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