Twitter Vulnerable to Hacking

Security hole allows an opening for brute-force attempts


Twitter users—especially those with desirable handles—risk having their accounts stolen, according to one recently hacked user who says there's a fundamental vulnerability in the service's security system.

According to Daniel Dennis Jones, whose account, @blanket, was recently hijacked, Twitter's password reset process allows hackers to attempt a more wide-ranging brute force approach to breaking into accounts than other services with more restrictive systems.