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Bitly Bit by Attackers

The CEO of Bitly publicly admitted on May 8 that the company's URL-shortening service was compromised.

Bitly CEO Mark Josephson blogged that compromised credentials include users' email addresses, encrypted passwords, API keys and OAuth tokens. OAuth tokens are used to connect a Bitly account to identity systems from Facebook and Twitter for user access.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Bitly Attacked, Advises Users to Reset Accounts

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.