Twitter has issued its first ever warning about a possible hack by state-sponsored actors, as the social media site steps up its scrutiny of possible security breaches. The alert highlights growing concern over hacking activity backed by foreign governments after a year in which high-profile cyber attacks included the breach of 22m personnel profiles at the US Department of Homeland Security. Other companies such as Google and Facebook already have warning systems to alert users who may be targeted by state-sponsored hackers.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: CNBC