Hackers targeted Twitter accounts belonging to Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Apple and other high-profile holders in an apparent Bitcoin scam.

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  • The compromised accounts sent a series of tweets proposing their followers to deposit Bitcoin in a certain wallet with the fake promise that contributions will be doubled.
  • Cybersecurity experts speculated that the hacker might have exploited an internal Twitter admin tool to gain access to the high-profile accounts.
    The attack also partially shut down the network. Some users were not able to tweet while Twitter was addressing the incident.

 

Be vigilant, and stay safe!