The Twitter social media platform is currently ‘shaken’ after Twitter accounts of some prominent people; Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Wiz Khalifa, Kanye West, Jeff Bezos, late XXXtentacion, Floyd Mayweather and many more was hacked in a large bitcoin scam.
The hacked accounts sent messages asking for money to be sent for doubling to a Bitcoin cryptocurrency wallet.
Twitter temporary disabled all verified accounts from tweeting: “You may be unable to Tweet or reset your password while we review and address this incident.”
CNBC reported that One bitcoin wallet linked to the scam appears to have received the equivalent of over $100,000.
Gistvic Blog recalls, Twitter C.E.O. Jack Dorsey’s account was hacked in 2019 by a group that calls itself the Chuckle Squad. The account was secured after an hour the hackers tweeted racial slurs.
This shows the high vulnerability of the company, Twitter.
The list of accounts hacked On Twitter and Number Of Followers
- Barack Obama (120m)
- Bill Gates (51m)
- Elon Musk (37m)
- Wiz Khalifa (36m)
- Kanye West (30m)
- Joe Biden (7m)
- YouTube’s MrBeast (6m)
- Apple (5m)
- Mike Bloomberg (3m)
- Jeff Bezos (1.5m)
- Uber (1m)
- Bitcoin (1m)
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