What happened with Twitter

| Comments (0) | Outstanding! SYSSEC
Pete Lindstrom points to an article about what went wrong with Twitter. The short story: one of the admins had a weak password and Twitter has no limited try lockout on their system, so the attacker was able to mount an online dictionary attack. He wasn't even trying to crack an admin account; he just got lucky. Outstanding!

UPDATE: Fixed Pete's name. I'd thinkoed it...

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