London, May 10: Tens of thousands of Twitter usernames and passwords have reportedly been leaked by hackers.
The list was posted onto Pastebin, a site frequently used by hackers to anonymously post evidence of their hacks.
According to US security blog, Airdemon.net, anonymous hackers had leaked over 55,000 Twitter accounts and passwords, The Telegraph reports.
According to the report, a blog post said ‘this hack is just an alert to other millions of Twitter users that they could be hacked anytime.’
Meanwhile, Twitter said that it looking into the matter and was trying to figure out how user names and passwords from thousands of accounts were hacked.
“We are currently looking into the situation. In the meantime, we have pushed out password resets to accounts that may have been affected. For those who are concerned that their account may have been compromised, we suggest resetting your passwords and more in our Help Centre,” it said. (ANI)