10/02/2012 08:04 am ET Updated Dec 02, 2012

Hacking Of @Blanket Uncovers Black Market For Stolen Twitter Accounts

In case you needed yet another example of why a simple password can come back to haunt you, a recently hacked Twitter account may have you heading over to your account settings stat. Daniel Dennis Jones, who had the Twitter handle @blanket, discovered that he was not able to access his account and realized that his password had been changed. After digging into the issue further, he found an alarming number of security flaws and lack of preventative measures on Twitter's end.

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