Twitter Links Hack to Phone-Based Phishing Attack

The hackers behind the high-profile online break-in at Twitter Inc. earlier this month talked their way onto the company’s network using the telephone, the company said. “This attack relied on a significant and concerted attempt to mislead certain employees and exploit human vulnerabilities to gain access to our internal systems,” Twitter said Thursday via tweet.…

The hackers behind the high-profile online break-in at Twitter Inc. earlier this month talked their way onto the company’s network using the telephone, the company said.

“This attack relied on a significant and concerted attempt to mislead certain employees and exploit human vulnerabilities to gain access to our internal systems,” Twitter said Thursday via tweet.

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