Major Twitter hack sees 5.4 million phone numbers and email addresses leaked on the dark web

More than 5.4 million Twitter user records, including personal phone numbers and email addresses, are up for grabs on the dark web in a massive data dump that some believe the Elon Musk-owned firm is attempting to cover up.

The data dump was identified by Chad Loder, the founder of cyber security awareness company Habitu8, who shared the news in a post to his Twitter account on November 23 – and his account was suspended shortly after posting.

Loder announced the attack impacted users in the European Union and the United States and the data exposed is enough to unleash phishing attacks to obtain login credentials.

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Source: Mailonline