September 30, 2022
Twitter had at least one Chinese agent working in company, whistleblower says: report

According to a report quoting the US Senator during a hearing, Twitter whistleblower Peter Zatko’s revelations revealed that at least one Chinese agent was working on the microblogging platform, where the whistleblower began to testify before a US Senate committee. ready for. The whistleblower, who previously served as Twitter’s head of security, has accused the company of serious security flaws. A hearing will come a month before Twitter faces Tesla CEO Elon Musk over its decision to pull out of the $44 billion (about Rs 3,49,900 crore) acquisition deal.

according to a report good U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley’s opening remarks at Tuesday’s Senate hearing, by Reuters, revealed Zatko’s disclosures indicated that at least one Chinese agent was employed at the company. The popular hacker is about to testify about his allegations against his former employer.

It was previously reported that Zatko alleged that Twitter misled the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about the company’s security measures under a settlement in 2011. He also alleged that Twitter had serious security flaws affecting the platform, and that one or more employees were acting on behalf of foreign governments.

Twitter has previously said that the allegations of Zatko being fired for “ineffective leadership and poor performance” were designed to harm the company.

The company’s shareholders are expected to vote on the acquisition deal by Tuesday before an upcoming trial next month, when the company faces off in court with Tesla CEO Elon Musk on October 17.


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