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Hackers Exploited Twitter Bug to Find Linked Phone Numbers of Users

By Wang Wei 04 Feb 2020 at 17:02

Twitter today issued a warning revealing that attackers abused a legitimate functionality on its platform to unauthorizedly determine phone numbers associated with millions of its users' accounts. According to Twitter, the vulnerability resided in one of the APIs that has been designed to make it easier for users to find people they may already know on Twitter by matching phone numbers...

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