The user devil informed about the attack and its success via the Breach Forums website, which brings together hackers and cybersecurity specialists. Devil used a vulnerability in the Twitter system to obtain millions of data, about which the platform itself had known since January, when, on the same forum, another user pointed it out to them as a security hole.
The reliability of the data was confirmed by the forum managers and journalists of the restoreprivacy.com portal, thanks to the shared package containing information about two accounts. In return for not publishing all the content he owns, the hacker demands a sum of $ 30,000 from Twitter. dollars.
At first, Twitter did not comment on the whole incident, but later admitted that such a situation could have occurred and that it is being analyzed.