Bloomberg News reported that the US securities regulator is investigating how Twitter managed a 2018 security lapse that exposed personal user information before billionaire Elon Musk bought the social media platform last year. exposed.
The agency is investigating whether former top executives failed to disclose these privacy issues to shareholders or failed to establish adequate controls, according to the report, which cited people familiar with the matter. is given
At the time, the company was led by Jack Dorsey, with Ned Segal as CFO and Parag Aggarwal as Chief Technology Officer.
Bloomberg News said a bug on the social media platform allowed outsiders to view user email addresses during password resets, revealing users’ identities.
The company and the SEC did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment.
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