Hackers are on their high, As this is another big password data hack & leak news after IRCTC database hack. Popular social media site hacked by more than 32 million Twitter credentials may have been stolen by hackers and are now being sold on the dark web.
The new Twitter hack, which LeakedSource says has 32,888,300 records containing email addresses, usernames, and passwords, has been added to the site’s search engine, which is paid but lets people remove leaked information for free.
The chief executive of tech support firm Zendesk has become the latest high-profile figure to have his Twitter account hacked.
Mikkel Svane’s hijacked account had its ID image changed to that of a cartoon.
Mr Svane’s account was restored within half an hour of the BBC notifying the firm of the attack.
“We recommend people use a unique, strong password for Twitter. We detail other steps people can take to keep their accounts secure on our help centre.”
Other notable accounts to have been stolen in recent days include:
- the US National Football League (NFL)
- the band Tenacious D
- the singer Lana Del Rey
- the singer Cody Wilson
- the rapper Drake
- the Netflix chat show host Chelsea Handler
- the late Beatles guitarist George Harrison
- the late actor Ryan Dunn
News source: techgig.com