Twitter Whistleblower Reveals Concerns for User Data Safety

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Published on September 13, 2022 - Duration: 01:31s

Twitter Whistleblower Reveals Concerns for User Data Safety

Twitter Whistleblower , Reveals Concerns , for User Data Safety .

Reuters reports that U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said the FBI informed Twitter of at least one Chinese agent working at the company amid a Senate hearing on September 13.

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Reuters reports that U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said the FBI informed Twitter of at least one Chinese agent working at the company amid a Senate hearing on September 13.

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At the hearing, a whistleblower testified, raising concerns about foreign meddling at the popular social media platform.

Whistleblower Peiter "Mudge" Zatko, who served as Twitter's head of security until he was fired in January, expressed concerns that the Chinese government could collect user data.

Whistleblower Peiter "Mudge" Zatko, who served as Twitter's head of security until he was fired in January, expressed concerns that the Chinese government could collect user data.

According to Zatko, the week before he was fired the FBI informed Twitter that an agent of China's main espionage agency was on the company's payroll.

According to Zatko, the week before he was fired the FBI informed Twitter that an agent of China's main espionage agency was on the company's payroll.

Reuters reports that it remains unclear whether the alleged Ministry of State Security agent was still employed by Twitter.

A spokesperson for Twitter said that the hearing , "only confirms that Mr. Zatko's allegations are riddled with inconsistencies and inaccuracies.".

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said in his opening remarks that many of the whistleblower's allegations directly implicated Twitter's CEO Parag Agrawal.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley said in his opening remarks that many of the whistleblower's allegations directly implicated Twitter's CEO Parag Agrawal.

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Grassley also reportedly pointed out that Agrawal refused to appear at the hearing for fear that it would jeopardize Twitter's upcoming legal battle with Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Grassley also reportedly pointed out that Agrawal refused to appear at the hearing for fear that it would jeopardize Twitter's upcoming legal battle with Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Last week, a judge in Delaware ruled that Musk may include Zatko's testimony in his case against Twitter.

According to Twitter, Zatko was fired for "ineffective leadership and poor performance," and that his allegations are designed to harm his former employer.

According to Twitter, Zatko was fired for "ineffective leadership and poor performance," and that his allegations are designed to harm his former employer


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