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Twitter accuses its former security chief of covering up glitches and lying about fake accounts

In an 84-page document sent last July to several US authorities and released Tuesday, August 23 by the Washington Post and CNN, Peter Zatko denounces “grave and shocking shortcomings, willful ignorance, and threats to national security and democracy.” According to a self-proclaimed whistleblower, the leaders of the social network sought to hide from the authorities and the board of directors the real number of hacking attempts. Pater Zatko also mentions outdated servers and vulnerable software, which Twitter denied, pointing out that their former employee’s complaint was “riddled with inconsistencies and inaccuracies.”

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