Cybersecurity Weekly: Whistleblower hits Twitter cybersecurity, LastPass data breach, Twilio hack leads to Authy 2FA access

August 29, 2022 by Ryan Miner

Cybersecurity bombshell from whistleblower puts Twitter on its heels, LastPass data breach leaks source code, and Twilio breach leads to Authy 2FA account access. All these and more in this week’s edition of Cybersecurity Weekly.

1. Ex-Twitter exec blows the whistle, alleging reckless and negligent cybersecurity policies

Twitter has major security problems that pose a threat to its own users’ personal information, to company shareholders, to national security, and to democracy, according to an explosive whistleblower disclosure
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2. LastPass suffers data breach, source code stolen

Researchers warned that cyberattackers will be probing the code for weaknesses to exploit later.
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3. Twilio breach let hackers gain access to Authy 2FA accounts

Twilio’s investigation into the attack on August 4 reveals that hackers gained access to some Authy user accounts and registered unauthorized devices.
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4. Plex imposes password reset after hackers steal data for >15 million users

Intruders access personal information for the majority of its 30 million users.
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5. Two-thirds of security pros says their cloud apps and infrastructures are vulnerable

Two-thirds of CISOs say their organizations are vulnerable when it comes to cloud applications and infrastructure, such as Google Cloud, new research by Nuspire found.
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Posted: August 29, 2022
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