Several media outlets are now reporting that the usernames and passwords that were posted on Sweden Democrat William Petzäll’s twitter account may come from an earlier hacker attack. Someone published a list of 90,000 usernames and passwords a month ago on a well-known blog portal called Bloggtoppen.se.
Petzäll, as well as other politicians, journalists, and well-known people were on the list. The passwords in the document are the same that Petzäll’s twitter account posted on Tuesday. This could explain why his twitter account was attacked.
Jimmy Holmlund, who runs the popular blogging website, tells news agency TT that the site has been closed down