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Twitter hacked

Major companies like Twitter must fix this – Attackers may have gained access to 250,000 accounts on Twitter, the microblogging site said. It’s time to change your password…again. The site’s security team identified multiple access attempts by unauthorized individuals to access user data this week, the Bob Lord, director of information security, wrote on the Twitter blog on Friday afternoon. The company also uncovered “one live attack” and shut it down while it was still in progress moments later, Lord said. Further investigation revealed that attackers were able to access a subset of user data, including usernames, email addresses, session tokens,

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Benghazi explained

Kevin Drum from Mother Jones does a wonderful job laying out exactly what happened. The reporting on what we know about the Benghazi attacks on September 11 just gets more and more interesting. Let’s do a quick Q&A: Why was President Obama initially unwilling to call it an act of terror? He wasn’t. The day after the attack, on September 12, he gave a Rose Garden speechin which he said, in reference to the assault, “No acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation.” At campaign stops that day and the next, he again referred to the Benghazi assault as

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Terrorist Attacks in Mumbai

I simply do not understand this type of senseless violence. From WaPo: Gunmen attacked three luxury hotels, a hospital, a train station, a movie theater and other buildings in Mumbai late Wednesday, killing at least 100 people and wounding more than 300 in a rampage through India’s financial capital, police said. The attackers took dozens of people hostage, and witnesses said they were seeking out Americans and Britons. An unknown group asserted responsibility in e-mails to India’s news media. The gunmen, armed with explosives, lay siege to two of the hotels all night. Troops stormed in to rescue people, some of

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