Massive Twitter data breach was far worse than reported, reveal security researchers

Ben Lovejoy reports:

A massive Twitter data breach last year, exposing more than five million phone numbers and email addresses, was worse than initially reported. We’ve been shown evidence that the same security vulnerability was exploited by multiple bad actors, and the hacked data has been offered for sale on the dark web by several sources.

It had previously been thought that only one hacker gained access to the data, and Twitter’s belated admission reinforced this impression …

Read more at 9to5Mac, who notes:

We would reach out to Twitter for comment, but Musk fired the entire media relations team, so …

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