Someone has been able to access Twitter’s administration area, and they’ve got a bunch of screenshots to prove it.
The URL which leads to Twitter’s admin page is simple enough (and open to everyone): “https://admin.twitter.com/admin/”; of course, without a password you cannot get in, and the source does not disclose the nature of the hack; perhaps someone was able to brute force their way in, or they somehow obtained the username and password from one of Twitter’s real admins.
In any case, the screen shots are quite interesting if you want to find out about the inner workings of Twitter; they could be fake, but they’re quite elaborate and there’s lots of them, so the chances that someone photoshopped them are slim. Check out some of them below –
There are several over at the source; one even shows the details about Barack Obama’s Twitter account.
“This week, unauthorized access to Twitter was gained by an outside party. Our initial security reviews and investigations indicate that no account information was altered or removed in any way. However, we discovered that 10 individual accounts were viewed during this unauthorized access.” – Twitter
Twitter’s Full Statement: Unauthorized Access: An Update on Security