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Over 200 Million Twitter Users Details Leaked on Hacker Forum
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Over 200 Million Twitter Users Details Leaked on Hacker Forum

An online hacking site has revealed information about 235 million Twitter accounts, exposing identities by allowing anonymous handles to be linked to email addresses and related real-world names. Alon Gal, the CTO of Hudson Rock and a security specialist who had confirmed the information, claims that the database was actively circulated earlier in the week and has since been released. The cybersecurity expert posted on LinkedIn, "The database has 235,000,000 unique records of Twitter users and their email addresses and will, sadly, lead to a lot of hacking, targeted phishing, and doxxing." "This is one of the biggest leaks I've witnessed," the observer said. Names, usernames, email addresses, follower totals, and creation dates were also purportedly included in the stolen informa...