‘Powerful day’ for Jack Dorsey, huge Twitter hack: Issues you must know

Whereas account compromises should not uncommon, specialists have been shocked on the sheer scale and coordination of the incident and raised questions on Twitter’s cybersecurity.

“This seems to be the worst hack of a significant social media platform but,” mentioned Dmitri Alperovitch, who co-founded cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike.

“It’s extremely possible that the attackers have been capable of hack into the again finish or service layer of the Twitter utility,” mentioned Michael Borohovski, director of software program engineering at safety firm Synopsys.

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