Twitter issues message to 'keep users secure' from security attacks

Twitter has issued a message to reassure its users after the social networking site detected "unusual access patterns" that led to "unauthorized access attempts to Twitter user data".

In a statement on Twitter's blog it said that its investigation had detected that attackers may have had access to usernames, email addresses and passwords for around 250,000 users.


Hackers steal Twitter passwords

Twitter says a quarter of a million of its users have had their accounts details stolen. The social networking site revealed its security had been breached by large-scale cyber attacks.