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250,000 Twitter accounts hacked

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By Georgia Lucas
Unknown hackers gained access to about 250,000 Twitter accounts according to a Friday blog post by the company, news sources report.
The social networking site with over 200 million users said it has notified the owners of the hacked accounts and reset their passwords, the Associated Press reports.
Twitter says the hackers may be connected with the recent hackings of The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal websites Reuters reported. "The attackers were extremely sophisticated, and we believe other companies and organizations have also been recently similarly attacked" Twitter said.

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