Twitter Data Breach: A hacker has hacked the data of about 400 million users of Twitter. This includes data from WHO and NASA, including the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and Bollywood actor Salman Khan. The hacker has put users’ data in the dark web and offered a deal. As proof, the hacker has also given information about people’s mobile numbers, e-mails, number of followers etc. on the dark web.
This thing written in the post
The hacker wrote in his post, Twitter or Elon Musk, whoever is reading this, you are already at risk of GDPR fines for leaking data of more than 54 million users. In such a situation, now think about the fine for leaking the data of 40 crore users. Along with this, the hacker has given any deal to sell the data. He said that he is ready to deal through any middleman. Meanwhile, experts say that this data leak could be due to a flaw in the API.
was stolen through a bug
This case of data leak is not the first. Even before this, the data of 54 million users of Twitter was stolen by hackers. According to the information, this data was stolen due to an internal bug. Currently, this data leak is under investigation, which was announced by the Data Protection Commission (DPC) of Ireland.
was already afraid of theft
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) of America has increased the investigation of Twitter’s method of privacy and data security. In fact, there were already apprehensions that Twitter might fail to comply with an agreement with the US regulator in which the company had agreed to improve its privacy-related systems. Due to lack of improvement in privacy, people’s data hackers are stealing.
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