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Here’s how security experts think hackers hijacked the Twitter accounts of Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Barack Obama, and many others | Business Insider
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Here’s how security experts think hackers hijacked the Twitter accounts of Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Barack Obama, and many others | Business Insider

Something seemed off when people like Barack Obama and Elon Musk were asking people to purchase bitcoin and they would then send double the amount back. It seemed too good to be true because it was. Hackers broke into their accounts on Wednesday to conduct this scam. Twitter was notified of this and all verified accounts were suspended from posting until they could figure out what was going on. Some people think a Twitter employee was bribed to allow the hackers access; however it is still being investigated and Twitter denies this. The con artists were able to make at least 120,000 dollars through the scam.

Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/security-experts-comment-on-high-profile-bitcoin-twitter-hack-2020-7

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