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What we learned when Twitter whistleblower Mudge testified to Congress


A ticking bomb of security vulnerabilities. Covering up security failures. Duping regulators and misleading lawmakers.
These are just some of the allegations when Twitter’s ex-security lead turned whistleblower, Peiter Zatko, testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, less than a month after the release of his explosive whistleblower complaint filed with federal regulators. Zatko, better known as Mudge, made his first comments since the public release of his complaint.
Twitter did not respond to a request for comment.
These are the key takeaways from Mudge’s testimony to lawmakers and what we learned from Tuesday’s hearing.
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Sen. Chuck Grassley, the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Commit …

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