Kentucky Rep. Comer Blasts Twitter Response To Hacking

By Reenat Sinay (August 12, 2020, 8:35 PM EDT) -- Republican Rep. James Comer criticized Twitter's "alarming" response to a major hack in July that affected high-profile accounts, raising concerns in a letter to its CEO Jack Dorsey about the social media giant's ability to protect the security of its users.

The Kentucky congressman, who is the ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, said he was disappointed with the quality of Twitter's briefing to the committee following the cyberattack, saying it "was unable to answer basic questions."

"Twitter blamed the breach on individuals exploiting employees 'working from home,'" he said. "Yet, despite the fact Twitter employees may be working from home...

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