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Paris Hilton and CNN Among Accounts Targeted in TikTok Cyber Attack

The news comes as TikTok parent company ByteDance challenges a law that requires it to sell the social media platform by next January or face a ban in the US.

TikTok has taken measures to stop a cyber attack targeting several brand and celebrity accounts, including news network CNN.

A spokesperson for the company said: “We have been collaborating closely with CNN to restore account access and implement enhanced security measures to safeguard their account moving forward.”

TikTok said the number of accounts compromised is “very small” and it is working with affected account owners to restore access if needed.

Read the rest of the story at Sky News.

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