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Twitter screws up, accidentally sends deluge of password-reset messages

Twitter screws up, sends deluge of password-reset messages

Twitter goofed, sending out a deluge of password-reset emails on Monday evening that turned out to have been triggered by a system error. Yes, it's a false alarm, but what the heck - any excuse to nag people about password reuse will do!

Skype users warned of serious security problem - accounts can be hijacked with ease

Skype users warned of serious security problem - accounts can be hijacked with ease

A serious security problem has been uncovered in Skype, which allows hackers to hijack accounts just by knowing users' email addresses.

Microsoft rushes out fix after hackers reset passwords to hack Hotmail accounts

Microsoft rushes out fix after hackers change passwords to hack Hotmail accounts

Microsoft says it has fixed a serious vulnerability in Hotmail, that was allowing hackers to reset account passwords, locking out the account's real owner and giving attackers access to users' inboxes.

WordPress plugins Trojanised, spotted, fixed

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WordPress just announced that the source code for three plugins for its popular blog-hosting platform had been Trojanised. Fortunately, the malicious changes have now been removed. Find out what happened and how to fix it.