Twitter Hack rekindles concerns over data security

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Last week’s hack that exposed Twitter Inc.’s long-standing security concerns started with a process familiar to almost everyone: resetting the password.

In part by manipulating Twitter employees through a technique known as social engineering, hackers were able to change the passwords of 45 accounts without the owners knowing, according to the company, security experts and a business associate of the hacker. The hours-long attack allowed hackers to control the accounts of VIPs, including the former vice president…

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