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Twitter backed down on how it deals with hacked material over the NY Post Hunter Biden story, and experts say the new policy is ripe for exploitation

6 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Twitter's new rules on how it polices hacked materials could leave a "yawning gap" for hackers to exploit, a cybersecurity expert told Business Insider.
Twitter announced two changes to its rules on "Hacked Materials" on Thursday, after its decision to block users from sharing a contested New York Post story about Joe and Hunter Biden provoked uproar .
First, it will no longer remove hacked content unless it is directly shared by hackers or people "acting in concert" with them.
Secondly, instead of blocking links to hacked materials, it will add context labels to...
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