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Before hack tore through Twitter, online forum offered accounts for sale | Reuters
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Before hack tore through Twitter, online forum offered accounts for sale | Reuters

The FBI is currently investigating a bitcoin scheme that took a hold of popular Twitter accounts like Obama’s and promised that if someone bought bitcoin, they would be given double the amount. While looking into the scam it was found that people were being offered to buy passwords and emails for the accounts stating at $250-2,000. The FBI thinks that this aspect was carried out by low level hackers.

Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-twitter-cyber-hackers/before-hack-tore-through-twitter-online-forum-offered-accounts-for-sale-idUSKCN24H3HO

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