The Teen Behind the Twitter Hacks

Wired has an update on how that hacker — that 18-year-old hacker — was able to get into the Twitter accounts of CNN anchor Rick Sanchez as well as CBS News, Fox News and even Britney Spears’ account. The teen was able to do it because of a weak password.

“I feel it’s another case of administrators not putting forth effort toward one of the most obvious and overused security flaws,” he wrote in an IM interview. “I’m sure they find it difficult to admit it.”

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