Whistleblower says Twitter's security flaws are a risk to users and national security

NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks with Washington Post’s Joseph Menn, one of the reporters to break the story about Twitter’s former security chief accusing the company of security and privacy vulnerabilities.

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

Twitter’s former head of security is now blowing the whistle on the company. Peiter Zatko, also known by his hacker name Mudge, filed complaints with several government agencies. He accuses Twitter of serious security flaws that he says pose a risk to the platform’s users, shareholders and national security. The complaint was obtained by CNN and The Washington Post. Joseph Menn is a technology reporter for The Post. Welcome

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