Bill Gates, Obama, Elon Musk and other Twitter accounts hacked
Washington: On the micro-blogging site Twitter, Some hackers hacked the accounts of World’s most famous celebs. The case came in light when when hackers started posting messages on people’s Twitter accounts demanding Bitcoin.
Upon investigation, they found out that this is the biggest Twitter hacking ever. Currently, this hacking is under control, TwitterOfficial issued a statement saying that the accounts of all the people revived and data is safe.
These account hacked on Twitter:
On Wednesday, hackers who hacked Twitter accounts included Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, US rapper Kanye West, former US Vice President Joe Biden, former US President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Including Twitter account of Warren Buffett, Apple, Uber and others.
Hackers tweeting about Bitcoin:
Hackers were tweeting from their account and asking for bitcoin. The hackers tweeted from the official account of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, “Everyone is asking me to give it back and now the time has come. I am doubling all the payments sent to the BTC address for the next 30 minutes. You send one thousand dollars and I will send you two thousand dollars back. ‘
Alperovich, who heads Cyber Security, says that within a few minutes of posting, we deleted those tweets. However, it is not yet known who has targeted the accounts of these well-known personalities. Bitcoin was being sought by tweeting from almost every big celebrity account.
We are aware of a security incident impacting accounts on Twitter. We are investigating and taking steps to fix it. We will update everyone shortly.
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 15, 2020
Twitter investigation on:
The common people have suffered after this matter. In the midst of this hack, hackers have been able to extract 1 lakh 10 thousand dollars bitcoin from about 300 people. However, until a large number of these hacking tweets reached them, they were removed.
After this matter, TwitterOfficial posted ‘We are aware of a security incident impacting accounts on Twitter. We are investigating and taking steps to fix it. We will update everyone shortly.’
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