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Twitter is removing images of an internal tool sources say enables account takeover

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  1. Flashynuff
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    Hacked accounts include Kanye West, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos , and Joe Biden. the culprit has made at least $100k off of it so far. really incredible stuff

    Hacked accounts include Kanye West, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos , and Joe Biden. the culprit has made at least $100k off of it so far. really incredible stuff

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  2. emdash
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    Apparently there's four screenshots of the tool? The Vice article linked here has one of them. It includes tags on what appears to be a user's account indicating states about the user's account on...

    Apparently there's four screenshots of the tool? The Vice article linked here has one of them. It includes tags on what appears to be a user's account indicating states about the user's account on Twitter and the permissions it has.

    I'd love to see the rest. At this point it's looking like there was some kind of system-wide takeover of Twitter's own services to enable this to occur; as email addresses for hacked accounts were changed, and MFA was completely bypassed.

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