The API keys and secrets for Twitter's official apps have been leaked to GitHub, says The Next Web
. Their exposure
will likely force Twitter to reset its keys and secrets, as third-party apps could potentially use the data to work around official restrictions. Alternately it could loosen those restrictions, or simply shut-out third-party access to its APIs, although the latter is extremely unlikely.
Security has become a serious issue for Twitter in 2013. Although the social network has gained attention for some high-profile corporate account hijacks, the most serious incident came in early February, when data for some 250,000 accounts was compromised
. Twitter has scrambled to respond, but so far managed to cope.