Vine Usersí Emails Were Compromised

Twitter has informed users of its now-defunct Vine platform that their email addresses and in some cases, their phone numbers, were compromised to third parties. The company mentions that the user information was only exposed for a day and that it wasn’t misused, but still, users should be careful and keep an eye on any unusual activity associated with their email accounts. Vine was a very popular social app at one point but its numbers declined significantly after Instagram added looping videos to its platform and even raised the time limit up to one minute. Twitter eventually had to shut down Vine because it made no sense to keep the service around.Twitter says that the email addresses and phone numbers of Vine users were exposed due to a bug which was active for only 24 hours before it was patched. It doesn’t believe that this data was misused in any way during this time.It merits mentioning here that it’s not like Twitter suffered a leak due to a cyberattack or a hack. The bug only mad

Vine Usersí Emails Were Compromised

Twitter has informed users of its now-defunct Vine platform that their email addresses and in some cases, their phone numbers, were compromised to third parties. The company mentions that ...

Sun 21 May 17 from Ubergizmo

Twitter says Vine users' e-mail address, phone numbers were exposed

Twitter on Friday said that it was recently made aware of a security vulnerability that affected the Vine Archive and “had the potential” to expose the e-mail address or phone number ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Techspot

Twitter warns of Vine bug that may have exposed emails

Owner Twitter tells users to be cautious about clicking emails claiming to be from Vine.        

Fri 19 May 17 from USA today

A bug in Twitter's old Vine app may have exposed your email - CNET

Vine may be dead but, like a zombie on TV, it's causing trouble.

Fri 19 May 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

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