Database of 235,000,000 Twitter Users Has Leaked for Free
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Israeli cyber intelligence firm Hudson Rock says that a database containing 235,000,000 unique records of Twitter users and their email addresses has leaked for free in what the company CTO Alon Gal calls one of the “most significant” leaks ever.
The implications of the leak are vast, with bad actors able to use the data to hack into accounts, target crypto accounts, doxx user accounts and more. Moreover, government “agencies around the world will use this database as well to further harm our privacy,” the company says in its social media accounts,” Gal says.
U.S. rail and locomotive company Wabtec Corporation disclosed a data breach that exposed personal and sensitive information.
Wabtec says hackers breached their network and installed malware on specific systems as early as March 15th, 2022. On June 26th, Wabtec said they detected unusual activity on their network leading to an investigation of the attack and whether the hackers had stolen data but the next day were mum about press re…
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