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Breaking down the cyber risks at Twitter after Musk’s purchase

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios A massive Twitter staff exodus in the first month of Elon Musk’s ownership is only exacerbating the company’s long list of existing data security problems, experts tell Axios. Why it matters: While Twitter’s list of cybersecurity challenges has not appeared to change yet, dwindling staff numbers mean the company could struggle to …

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Twitter is no longer enforcing its Covid misinformation policy

New York CNN Business — Twitter said it will no longer enforce its longstanding Covid misinformation policy, yet another sign of how Elon Musk plans to transform the social media company he bought a month ago. In 2020, Twitter developed an extensive set of rules that sought to prohibit “harmful misinformation” about the virus and …

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Layoffs Have Gutted Twitter’s Child Safety Team

Removing child exploitation is “priority #1”, Twitter’s new owner and CEO Elon Musk declared last week. But, at the same time, following widespread layoffs and resignations, just one staff member remains on a key team dedicated to removing child sexual abuse content from the site, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, who …

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Hackers Release Millions of Twitter IDs and User Info for Free

Twitter’s security flaw that allowed hackers to steal millions of user records had been patched in August this year, but that hasn’t stopped hackers from releasing that data for free online.Photo: Sergei Elagin (Shutterstock) Twitter’s API once held such an easily exploitable flaw that hackers managed to grab 5.4 million user details. Now, according to …

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Elon Musk Tweets Photo Of His Bedside Table, Says “No Excuse For Lack Of Coasters”

Posted an hour ago, the tweet has 69,700 likes Twitter’s new boss, Elon Musk revealed that he sleeps with two guns and a vast collection of Diet Coke cans. Musk posted a picture of the contents of his bedside table and showed two revolvers which looked like a film prop and another appeared to be …

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$DOGE Price Surges After Elon Musk Suggests Twitter 2.0 Will Support Payments

On Sunday (27 November 2022), the Dogecoin ($DOGE) price got a nice push higher from a tweet by Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who recently bought micro blogging platform Twitter. Dogecoin was initially released on December 6, 2013, as a “fun and friendly internet currency.” It was created by Billy Markus and Jackson Palmer. …

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‘A Billion Monthly Users’ And A New iPhone Alternative—Leak Reveals Elon Musk’s Radical Twitter Plan And Boosts The Price Of This Small Bitcoin Rival 300%

Elon Musk, Tesla billionaire and Twitter’s TWTR mercurial new owner who’s still surprisingly bullish on bitcoin, has released a roadmap that would see the app radically overhauled. Subscribe now two Forbes’ CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and successfully navigate the latest bitcoin and crypto market crash Encrypted private messages, long-form posts, a subscription relaunch and payments …

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Musk may launch smartphone if Apple and Google remove Twitter from app stores, shares ‘Twitter 2.0’ vision

Elon Musk shared on Saturday that he may launch his own smartphone if Apple and Google decide to remove the Twitter app from their app stores. Since Twitter is reportedly facing close scrutiny by both Apple and Google app stores, there were concerns that the micro-blogging platform may be removed from their app stores. Musk …

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Chris Hayes frets his ‘worst fears’ have been realized since Elon Musk acquired Twitter

In a New York Times guest essay, MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes claimed that “in under a month” all of his “worst fears have been realized” in regard to how new Twitter owner Elon Musk has run his new social media platform. Hayes claimed that Musk “courted some of the worst trolls” on Twitter, has scared …

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Elon Musk credits ‘The Simpsons’ for predicting his Twitter takeover

The Simpsons have done the impossible again. Elon Musk is highlighting a 2015 episode from the Fox animated sitcom that seemingly hinted at his Twitter takeover. “Simpson’s predicts I buy Twitter S26E12,” Musk, 51, tweeted Saturday. The episode, titled “The Musk Who Fell to Earth,” begins by showing Lisa Simpson tending to a birdhouse with …

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