Evaluating Twitter’s Response to its Password Glitch
MAY 4, 2018
I’m going to go ahead an assume that, like me, you were one of the 330 million Twitter users who received an email from the social media platform this week, alerting you to change your Twitter password. The reason: a “bug” resulted in some passwords being stored in text-form, rather than in encryption-form, as best practice and security demands. How did Twitter fare in their response to this situation?