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Rate limiting with memcached

On Monday, several high profile “celebrity” Twitter accounts started spouting nonsense, the victims of stolen passwords. Wired has the full story—someone ran a dictionary attack against a Twitter staff member, discovered their password and used Twitter’s admin tools to reset the passwords on the accounts they wanted to steal.

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App Engine Fan: Efficient Global Counters. Implementing efficient counters in Google App Engine, using shards and/or memcached. # 3rd June 2008, 12:56 am