Twitter API Keys for 3,000+ Apps Get Leaked

  • Researchers at the company say they’ve uncovered 3,207 apps leaking Twitter API keys, which can be used to gain access to or even entirely take over Twitter accounts.
  • Of the 3,207 leaky apps, 57 had premium or enterprise subscriptions to the Twitter API (costing $149/month according to researchers) and some of the leaked credentials belonged to verified Twitter accounts.