17-Year-Old Australian Boy And Japanese Developer Blamed for Twitter Meltdown

A 17-year-old boy from Australia has been linked to the great Twitter security meltdown of 2010. He claims he triggered a chain of events that affected thousands of people. The suspected “other culprit” was Masato Kinugawa, a Japanese developer, who was only trying to create colored tweets using the vulnerability.

 
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