Twitter whistleblower to detail ‘dire’ security threats ahead of Musk deal vote

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By Sheila Dang (Reuters) – A former Twitter Inc executive turned whistleblower is set to testify on Tuesday before a U.S. Senate committee about his claims of serious security lapses at the social media network. A deadline for Twitter shareholders to vote on Elon Musk’s deal to buy the company also falls on Tuesday. The testimony of Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, a famed hacker who served as Twitter’s head of security until his firing last year, comes as Twitter and Musk head to trial next month over whether the $44 billion deal should be completed. The San Francisco-based company sued Musk for termina…

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