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Twitter Still Has Security Flaws After Musk Takeover, Whistleblower Alleges


Queenie Wong is a senior writer for CNET News, who focuses on social media companies including Facebook's parent company Meta, Twitter and TikTok. She previously covered social networks for The Mercury News in San Jose. Before that, she wrote about politics and education for the Statesman Journal in Salem, Oregon. A native of Southern California, she took her first journalism class in middle school.

Twitter's security woes are far from over. 

A new Twitter whistleblower alleges in a complaint filed in October the platform hasn't fixed security problems even after pledging to do so following a major breach in 2020. That year, teenagers hacked the accounts of politicians, celebrities and other high-profile figures, including former President Barack Obama and tech billionaire Elon Musk to spread a cryptocurrency scam. Twitter said publicly in a blog post that it limited access to its internal systems and tools while it ...


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