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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#924 A hacker claims to be selling millions of Twitter accounts
A hacker, who has links to the recent MySpace, LinkedIn, and Tumblr data breaches, is claiming another major tech scalp -- this time, it's said to be millions of Twitter accounts.

A Russian seller, who goes by the name Tessa88, claimed in an encrypted chat on Tuesday to have obtained the database, which includes an email address (and sometimes a second email), usernames, and plain-text passwords.

Tessa88 is selling the cache for 10 bitcoins, or about $5,820 at the time of writing.
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#924 A hacker claims to be selling millions of Twitter accounts
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