Sunday was Chipotle, this morning was Newsweek, now Twitter’s CFO, Anthony Noto, has fallen victim to account hacking. For roughly 20 minutes Noto lost control of his account. Although it wasn’t racially motivated messaging, or pro-Islamic terrorists issuing threats towards the first family, Noto’s account did fill user’s timelines with, most likely, malicious links.

Taken from Techcrunch article

13,000 followers doesn’t compare to the 2.5 million that Newsweek has, but it does say something about the security Twitter has. Considering Twitter has almost 300 million users, what does it say when one of their top-level executives get hacked?


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