The bug dominated Andriod versions 8 and 9 but based on this context Twitter says that Around 96 percent of Android users already installed a security patch that safe from them to this grip.
After a big incident of the crypto hack last month, Twitter informed on last Wednesday that it Twitter acknowledged on Wednesday that it has found and stuck a safety vulnerability in its app for Android that will have uncovered personal knowledge such as Direct Messages (DMs) of a few of its customers.
Twitter officially stated that “For the other 4 %, this vulnerability may allow an attacker, through a malicious app installed on your device, to allow private Twitter data on your device such as Direct Messages by working around Android system permissions that protect against this,”
As well as, the company said, there is no evidence yet that attackers have been take benefits from this vulnerability to.
However, Twitter mentioned it could possibly be fully sure so it has up to date Twitter for Android to “be sure that external apps cannot access Twitter in-app information by including additional security precautions beyond standard OS protections”.
Because of this many users asked Twitter to update it as it was forwarding the in-app notice to everyone who may have been vulnerable to let them know if they need to do anything.
Company add on and said, “To maintain your Twitter knowledge secure, please replace to the newest version of Twitter for Android on all Android devices that you simply use to access Twitter,” The bug impact on Android but it does not impact the iOS or Twitter.com.Twitter was hit by an enormous cryptocurrency scam on last month.
Company acknowledges the enormous hack that offers a cryptocurrency scam by hijacking celebrities and bi-profile accounts like businessmen, sportsmen, and politicians was a result of a phone spear-phishing attack.
After inspection, the U.S. Department of Justice has been charged 3 young individuals hackers including one juvenile for hacking a Twitter account and compromised the accounts of 130 big high-profile celebrities politicians and businesses like Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Uber and Apple.