The microblogging site Twitter has asked its 33 million users to change their passwords. The company says the user passwords were somehow stored in ‘read mode’ on the internal system. This process is also called hashing. Twitter revealed the matter Thursday through a blog post. The blog post was quoted as saying the problem has been resolved and an internal investigation has revealed that no one’s password has been hacked or stolen. Still, Twitter said users should change their passwords. Chief Executive Jack Dorsi said in a tweet: “We have fixed the error, there is now the possibility of any type of misuse. It is not As a precaution, we recommend that all users change their passwords:” The blog does not mention how many passwords were seen. affected by this problem. “A young man familiar with the company’s response said the specific number of the affected password is unknown and this has been the case for the past few months.
The disclosure comes after security-related issues with Equifax, Facebook, and Uber Technologies. Let us know that the European Union is going to change the privacy law soon. Twitter detected an error a few weeks ago and reported it to violators. The problem was not publicly discussed. In general, this bug has been fixed. But the company has asked users to be cautious. The company says that, under surveillance, we will ask you to change the password for all services where you have used the password with Twitter.