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Hacker gained access to personal data following Twitter bug

Summary by Ground News
Twitter says it has fixed a security vulnerability that allowed threat actors to compile information of 5.4 million Twitter accounts. The vulnerability allowed anyone to enter a phone number or an email address of a known user and learn if it was tied to an existing Twitter account. It potentially exposed the identities of pseudonymous accounts.
Hacker gained access to personal data following Twitter bug
9 days ago·Sacramento, United States

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Twitter breach exposed anonymous account owners

A vulnerability in Twitter's software that exposed an undetermined number of owners of anonymous accounts to potential identity compromise last year was apparently exploited by a malicious actor, the social media company said Friday.

9 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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Twitter breach exposed anonymous account owners worldwide

Twitter says vulnerability in its software was apparently exploited by a malicious actor last year

9 days ago·India
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Global News

Twitter admits breach that exposed account owners worldwide - National

It did not confirm a report that data on 5.4 million users was offered for sale online as a result but said users worldwide were affected.

9 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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Twitter breach exposed anonymous account owners

Twitter says vulnerability in its software that exposed an undetermined number of owners of anonymous accounts to potential identity compromise last year was apparently exploited by a malicious actor

9 days ago·United States
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Twitter breach exposed anonymous account owners

A vulnerability in Twitter's software that exposed an undetermined number of owners of anonymous accounts to potential identity compromise last year was apparently exploited by a malicious actor, the social media company said Friday.

9 days ago·United States
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The Star Kuala Lumpur

Twitter fixes security vulnerability exposing 5.4 mln accounts

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Twitter said on Friday that it has fixed a security vulnerability that allowed threat actors to compile information of 5.4 million Twitter accounts. Read full story

9 days ago·Malaysia
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