Friday, December 28, 2018

Security Firm Hijacks High-Profile Twitter Accounts

Hey, remember that "bug" that Twitter claimed to have fixed? Guess what?

In a blog, the firm said it managed the feat by analysing the way Twitter handles messages posted by phone. Knowing a person's phone number could let attackers send messages from accounts they do not control, it said. It recommends that Twitter users remove their phone number from their accounts as a precaution.