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Saturday, 31 August 2019

Twitter CEO's account got hacked, fell victim to SIM swapping

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's own Twitter account was hacked yesterday, allowing the perpetrators to post a total of 17 offensive tweets. The tweets were up for no more than 10 minutes and a little over an hour after the issue was noticed the account was already secure. In a statement, the Company points the finger at the carrier, assuring Twitter systems have not been compromised. The phone number associated with the account was compromised due to a security oversight by the mobile provider. This allowed an unauthorized person to compose and send tweets via text message from the phone number....



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