Twitter Bug Leaks its User Phone Number and Country Codes
Twitter leak its users Phone number and country codes that determines the users location
Twitter said that attackers identified a bug in these forms that allowed them to discover an account's phone number country code and if the account had been locked. However this was not a high severity issue, but a malicious actor can misuse this to determine user's country of origin and can gather account specific geographical zone.
Twitter detected the issue on November 15 and it was fixed by the next day November 16. Twitter pointed out it may be a state-sponsored attack but still the investigation in on-going.
Twitter is looking into the issue and checking which account have been impacted. Also twitter is notifying the users who it believes have been impacted by attack. Company have not provided much informtion about the issue but it says that it have already notified the issue to law enforcement.