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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Calls It A ‘Tough Day' After Massive Hack
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Posted by charger 2020-07-16 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [256 views ]  Top

#1 ...I have read in other accounts where the hack was in what they call a 'God Mode' account - that is; a fairly high level Twitter admin.

To be a fly on the wall for that debrief...

Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2020-07-16 04:25||   2020-07-16 04:25|| Front Page Top

#2 if true, that it was another account with access to these accounts, it exposes a major security & ethics problem at twitter.

an admin account should absolutely not have access to any other account to post things. but twitter with its streak of totalitarianism, i am not surprised.
Posted by Bob Grorong1136 2020-07-16 07:16||   2020-07-16 07:16|| Front Page Top

#3 Administrative accounts shouldn't be accessible from just anywhere.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2020-07-16 08:04||   2020-07-16 08:04|| Front Page Top

#4  It is more than suggested. Look at this article.
Note the active blacklist too..
Posted by 3dc 2020-07-16 09:06||   2020-07-16 09:06|| Front Page Top

#5 If only one of those Iranian fires could go off in one of Twitter's server farms.
Posted by Raj 2020-07-16 09:19||   2020-07-16 09:19|| Front Page Top

#6 The Twitter timebomb: Experts warn hackers could swing elections, stock market sand potentially start a WAR after Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Elon Musk accounts were hijacked in 'biggest ever' security breach
Posted by Skidmark 2020-07-16 09:53||   2020-07-16 09:53|| Front Page Top

#7 Screw you, Dorsey. Meanwhile, reports of Russian involvement in 3...2...1....
Posted by Clem 2020-07-16 11:56||   2020-07-16 11:56|| Front Page Top

#8 I wonder if the doubling scam is a red herring, and this is really about access to DMs.
Posted by charger 2020-07-16 12:53||   2020-07-16 12:53|| Front Page Top

#9 Jack Dorsey said "no such thing as shadow bans" to congress.
That was not true.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2020-07-16 14:35||   2020-07-16 14:35|| Front Page Top

#10 Not another one who perjured himself in front of Congress!
Posted by Clem 2020-07-16 16:53||   2020-07-16 16:53|| Front Page Top

#11 I'm sure POTUS Trump will commute his sentence: "Mwahahahahha"
Posted by Frank G 2020-07-16 17:03||   2020-07-16 17:03|| Front Page Top

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