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Coming home to roost

October 11, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Another week, another grab bag of security topics to blog about with news of varying degrees of importance, but it’s all noteworthy. Keeping with the theme of this week’s blog title we’re talking about Twitter again. Let me preempt this by saying, no, I’m not calling it “X”, and no, it’s not about who you think it is. It’s actually been roughly about a year since they last heavily featured in this blog space when Peiter Zatko testified in front of...

Peiter Zatko, Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, Security, security wall, Twitter, Weapons Detection

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Twitter hack exposes millions of user accounts


Twitter hack exposes millions of user accounts

January 5, 2023SSN Staff

SAN FRANCISCO – An online forum dedicated to data breaches and hacking has posted a file containing over three gigabytes of Twitter user data. A variety of news agencies have picked up on the story as cybersecurity experts digging through the file have confirmed that over 200 million Twitter profiles and other user data such as locations, email addresses, and phone numbers were contained in the breach. Username FazyMalone posted the file on BreachForums, writing, “In January...

BreachForums, Cybersecurity, data breaches, email addresses, Lea Kissner, Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, phone numbers, Twitter, User Data

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