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Grassley Presses Musk Over Twitter Security Concerns (1)

Nov. 23, 2022, 8:59 PM

Senator Chuck Grassley is pressing Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk to conduct a comprehensive review of the social media company’s security practices in response to whistleblower allegations that the platform doesn’t adequately protect its users.

Grassley, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, wrote that Musk is “uniquely positioned to provide answers to Congress” about the claims made by Twitter’s former head of security Peiter “Mudge” Zatko before Musk took over the company earlier this year.

Zatko alleged in written complaints and congressional testimony that Twitter suffered from years of lax security practices and violated its ...