Pari PowarAsked on 30 December, 2018
Can this trick be used to hijack my Twitter account?
Details about the bug are not clear and it may or may not affect your account.
Pari PawarAsked on 30 December, 2018
Is this problem affecting Indian users?
The actual scale of the issue remains unknown, but as of now, it only seems to affect certain UK-based accounts tied to longcodes ( a dedicated long number) for sending messages.
Ridhi RangarajanAsked on 30 December, 2018
How to avoid this problem?
Twitter has an SMS-pin system, which could be used to add an additional layer of security. It works only outside the US and for numbers tweeting via longcodes.
Diya ChattopadhyayAsked on 30 December, 2018
Can hijacker read my messages?
No. The bug can only be exploited for sending out tweets via SMS.