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Twitter Now Acknowledges Security Bug That Exposed Data from 5.4+ Million Accounts
Last month we were the first to report on a breaking data security incident involving Twitter and a database compiled from 5.4 million accounts that was for sale on a cybercrime forum. Today, Twitter has formally acknowledged the security bug that caused this data breach.

Twitter has now officially acknowledged our “news report” that first broke the story about a threat actor leveraging a security vulnerability to acquire data from 5.4+ million accounts.

Last month, we spoke directly with the threat actor selling the data and we also analyzed the data sample that was being sold, confirming its legitimacy. (See the full report here.)

Today, Twitter is now acknowledging the security bug and the subsequent data breach that impacts “some accounts” — but the full number remains unknown.

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