At a time when “another day, another data breach” seems like the status quo, Twitter is receiving praise after it revealed that as many as 336 million passwords had been improperly stored.

What makes this disclosure different, security experts told NBC News, is how Twitter’s team reacted after it was discovered that some passwords were stored in plain text on Twitter’s servers due to an internal bug.

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/twitter-scorned-password-issue-praised-disclosing-it-n871516

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