Reason Behind hacking Twitter accounts of Bill gates, Joe Biden, Elon Musk,Barack Obama,Apple, and many corporate accounts

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Reason Behind hacking Twitter accounts

Reason Behind hacking Twitter accounts of Bill Gates, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Apple, and many corporate accounts wast to offer fake bitcoin deals on Wednesday. Twitter is one of the best and most secure platforms in the social media site.

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The official accounts of Bill Gates, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Apple, musician Kanye West, and Uber requested donations in a scam of cryptocurrency. This hacking aimed to encourage people to send cryptocurrency at the same bitcoin address by tweeting from their official accounts. The tweets were later removed by tweeter after being posted. They are targeted by Hackers.

Twitter blocks tweets of hacked account

A pinned tweet from Bill gates accounts said Everyone is asking me to give back. You send $1,000, I send you back $2,000.” Later, It was deleted by twitter throughout the afternoon.

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Elon musk tweet says about doubling all BTC payment sent to his address.

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The same tweet comes from Apple which says ” we support bitcoin and we believe you should too. We are giving back to our community. Apple has also asked to sent our address given below, will be given back to you double

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The former President Barack Obama and The presidential candidate Joe Biden tweeted the same about sending all Bitcoins to the address given below. All these tweets were deleted by Twitter.

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The former President Barack Obama and The presidential candidate Joe Biden tweeted the same about sending all Bitcoins to the address given below. All these tweets were deleted by Twitter.

Twitter clarifies and responds on going investigation

“Most accounts should be able to Tweet again. As we continue working on a fix, this functionality may come and go. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible.” Twitter says by tweeting

“Our investigation is still ongoing but here’s what we know so far” Tweeted by twitter support. “We detected what we believe to be a coordinated social engineering attack by people who successfully targeted some of our employees with access to internal systems and tools”.

“We have locked accounts that were compromised and will restore access to the original account owner only when we are certain we can do so securely”.

“Internally, we’ve taken significant steps to limit access to internal systems and tools while our investigation is ongoing. More updates to come as our investigation continues.”

Cybersecurity Expert Rachel Tobac, the CEO of SocialProof Security said .“This is massive. This is most likely the largest attack I’ve ever seen. We are extremely lucky that these attackers are monetarily motivated and not sowing mass chaos all over the world.”

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