According to twitter, a micro blogging site, 33 twitter accounts were compromised and false and inappropriate messages were posted online. Hacked accounts include prominent twitter sources like President-elect Barack Obama, Rick Sanchez, Britney Spears, Fox News etc.
It’s believed that accounts were compromised after a hacker accessed tools of the support team used to reset their login info.
Accounts were fixed quickly by resetting passwords.
Twitter is a micro blog site that allows users to send status updates (tweets) from mobile phones, instant messaging than 140 characters.