Twitter’s cybersecurity flaws pose national security risk, whistleblower tells Congress

Kelsey Reichmann reports:

Cybersecurity failures at Twitter are endangering users’ data and putting national security at risk, the company’s former security chief, Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, told lawmakers at a hearing on Tuesday.

Zatko appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify about allegations he made against the social media giant earlier this year. In reports to Congress and federal regulators, Zatko said Twitter was being dishonest about its cyber defenses and efforts to control fake accounts.

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