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Twitter says spear-phishing attack on employees led to breach

Social media company suffered major security breach this month that saw hackers take control of public figures’ accounts

Twitter said a large hack two weeks ago targeted a small number of employees through a phone “spear-phishing” attack.

The social media platform said the hackers targeted about 130 accounts, tweeted from 45, accessed the inboxes of 36, and were able to download Twitter data from seven.

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