Twitter Suffers Serious Security Incident: Usernames Matched to Phone Numbers

Twitter has disclosed a serious security incident that allowed bad actors to link usernames with phone numbers. According to a blog post on the company’s privacy site, on December 24, 2019, Twitter “became aware that someone was using a large…

Sprint Lets Subscribers Use Their Name as Their Number

I’ll admit it. There are only a couple of numbers in my smartphone’s contacts list that I know by heart, and I only know those because I’ve known them since before I got a cell phone. I couldn’t tell you…