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Data of 5.4 million users leaked online from Twitter, hacker stole this information including phone number

Data of 5.4 million users leaked online from Twitter, hacker stole this information including phone number


Let us tell you that in January this year, data containing non-public information was stolen from Twitter using an API vulnerability fix. The report released on Sunday said that this data was collected in December 2021 using the Twitter API described in the HackerOne bug bounty program. Although Elon Musk’s statement has not yet come on this.

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oi-Neeraj Kumar Yadav

Published: Monday, November 28, 2022, 16:33 [IST]

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On one hand, Elon Musk is talking about upgrading and changing the Twitter platform. At the same time, there has also been news of data leakage of at least 5.4 million Twitter users. According to the information, around 5.4 million data was stolen through an internal bug. Users’ data was leaked by an online hacker forum. In addition, about 5.4 million pieces of data were sold online. Among these were 1.4 million Twitter profiles that were collected using a separate Twitter application programming interface (API) that was allegedly shared with others.

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Bleeping Computer reports that the massive amount of data consists of scraped public information, along with private phone numbers and email addresses. which are not made public. Information about the data leak was first told by security expert Chad Loader on Twitter. After this the data leaking bug was removed from the platform. Regarding the data leak, Loder says that “I have received evidence of a massive Twitter data breach affecting millions of Twitter accounts in the EU and US. I have contacted the people of the affected accounts and they have acknowledged this.” That their data has been leaked.According to the loader, the data was never leaked before 2021.

Let us tell you that in January this year, data containing non-public information was stolen from Twitter using an API vulnerability fix. The report released on Sunday said that this data was collected in December 2021 using the Twitter API described in the HackerOne bug bounty program. Most of the data included public information, such as Twitter ID, location, name, login name, and verification status. This also included information related to phone numbers and e-mail IDs.

However, Elon Musk’s comment is yet to come on this report. Let us tell you that before this the news of data leak of whats app also came. In a report, it was claimed that the data of 84 countries was stolen from WhatsApp.

read this also- Data of 500 million WhatsApp users leaked, ready for sale online: Cyber ​​News report

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twitter more than 5 million users data leaked by hacker

Story first published: Monday, November 28, 2022, 16:33 [IST]

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