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130 Twitter accounts were targeted by hackers in the grand Bitcoin scam

17/07/2020

Yesterday was probably one of the busiest days for Twitter‘s security team, as a hacker managed to get hold of high-profile accounts and tweeted about a Bitcoin scam. The strategy used for this hack is what’s called social engineering: the attackers managed to convince someone at the company to give them access...
Yesterday was probably one of the busiest days for Twitter‘s security team, as a hacker managed to get hold of high-profile accounts and tweeted about a Bitcoin scam. The strategy used for this hack is what’s called social engineering: the attackers managed to convince someone at the company to give them access to Twitter‘s admin tools. [Read: Everything we know about how Twitter’s biggest hack went down] In a fresh revelation, the social network said that hackers targeted approximately 130 accounts and took control of a handful of them. Twitter is still investigating the incident and has temporarily disabled ‘download my… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin,Twitter Yesterday was probably one of the busiest days for Twitter‘s security team, as a hacker managed to get hold of high-profile accounts and tweeted about a Bitcoin scam. The strategy used for this hack is what’s called social engineering: the attackers managed to convince someone at the company to give them access to Twitter‘s admin tools. [Read: Everything we know about how Twitter’s biggest hack went down] In a fresh revelation, the social network said that hackers targeted approximately 130 accounts and took control of a handful of them. Twitter is still investigating the incident and has temporarily disabled ‘download my… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Bitcoin,Twitter
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