Are you one of the thousands of twitter users who received an email notification from twitter following a password reset? Is so do not worry. Nobody tried to hack your account.
According to reports the password reset alerts were sent out following a system error.
“We unintentionally sent some password reset notices tonight due to a system error. We apologize to the affected users for the inconvenience,” a statement said.
Twitter has been flooded with tweets by users and links of reports indicating a goof up.
A search for ‘Twitter password reset’ on twitter will give you an indication of the enormity of complaints.
One user Aaron Torbet even says that he got an email indicating that he reset the password but twitter filed to recognize his email.
Meanwhile, for those of you who have indeed received the alert you have no other option but to reset the your password.