Twitter API Flaw Exposed Users Messages to Wrong Developers For Over a Year

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) The security and privacy issues with APIs and third-party app developers are something that’s not just Facebook is dealing with.

A bug in Twitter’s API inadvertently exposed some users’ direct messages (DMs) and protected tweets to unauthorized third-party app developers who weren’t supposed to get them, Twitter disclosed in its Developer Blog on Friday.

What Happened?

Twitter found a bug

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