Privacy

Accidental Airbnb account takeover linked to recycled phone numbers

September 16, 2020
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky takes the stage at a 2016 entrepreneurship event. Airbnb claims it has resolved a privacy flaw involving recycled phone numbers and new account sign-ups. (Kurt Krieger/Corbis via Getty Images)
Marc Rogers, executive director of cybersecurity at Okta. (Kimberly White/Getty Images for TechCrunch)
Photo illustration: A man regards the Airbnb website. (Yuriko Nakao/Getty Images)
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