Twitter’s Ex-Security Head Files Whistleblower Complaint on Spam, Privacy Issues

Twitter former head of safety filed a whistleblower grievance in opposition to the corporate, accusing it of failing to guard delicate consumer knowledge and mendacity about its safety issues, simply weeks forward of the social-networking platform’s courtroom battle with Elon Musk.

Peiter Zatko, who was fired as Twitter’s head of safety earlier this yr, submitted the grievance final month to the Securities and Exchange Fee, in keeping with a consultant of Whistleblower Help, a corporation that helped file the claims. His submission says that he “uncovered extreme, egregious deficiencies by Twitter in every area of his mandate,” together with privateness, digital and bodily safety, platform integrity and content material moderation.