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[Warning] Bit.ly Accounts Hacked, Change passwords Now!

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  1. twist13

    twist13 Junior Member

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    Url shortening service Bit.ly announced a security breach regarding account credentials today. Account credentials including users email addresses, encrypted passwords, API keys and OAuth tokens have been compromised. This means that not only should you change your passwords, but if you have given Bitly access to any of your social media accounts, you need to reset those tokens as well.
    Here's how to do that, from Bitly's blog post:

    Official Bitly Blog post: Here
    Source: Here
     
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