Published On: Thu, Feb 18th, 2016

Twitter Fixes Bug That Compromised Some Users’ Emails And Phone Numbers


Twitter pronounced currently it has bound a bug that strike a cue liberation systems for 24 hours final week. Less than 10,000 active accounts were affected, though that a bug could have potentially unprotected emails and phone numbers connected to those users. Accounts who were influenced have already been notified.

Twitter also pronounced that they would call on law coercion officials to examine any users who they find exploited a confidence bug to entrance someone else’s comment information. TechCrunch has contacted a association to see if that did indeed happen.

Though a bug influenced a little fragment of Twitter’s 320 million users, it’s nonetheless another sign to use what a association refers to as “good confidence hygiene,” including double authentication.

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