Twitter is a massive network consisting of a ton of infrastructure, a lot of code no one ever sees, and millions of people. Nothing in the history of mankind has reached such a scale and runs flawlessly. If you've never encountered a problem with Twitter, consider yourself lucky; the thousands of employees they keep on payroll are doing their jobs well enough that you never have to see the
Famous Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam: Joe Biden Jul 15, 2020 Apple's official Twitter account hacked in widespread Jul 15, 2020 Former President Barack Obama's Twitter account appears to Former Vice President Joe Biden and the billionaires Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Mike Bloomberg, and Warren Buffett were also apparently hacked, as was the rapper Kanye West. Twitter Support sent out a
Twitter admits DMs of 36 high-profile accounts got hacked. Ewdison Then - Jul 22, 2020, 9:18 pm CDT. 0. — Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 22, 2020.
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 16, 2020. Hackers used the accounts to reach the combined Twitter audience of over 300 million followers with suspicious tweets. Each post referred to ‘giving back’ to ‘fans’, ‘the community’, or simply ‘everyone’. Followers were asked for a donation via a Bitcoin link. Jul 15, 2020 · “WARNING: @Gemini's twitter account, along with a number of other crypto twitter accounts, has been hacked. This has resulted in @Gemini , @Coinbase , @Binance , and @Coindesk , tweeting about a Twitter said hackers accessed its internal systems to hijack some of the platform's top voices including U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, former U.S PLDT support Twitter account hacked (3rd UPDATE) PLDT says it's recovered the PLDT_Cares Twitter account . Victor Barreiro Jr. @vbarreirojr . Published 1:04 PM, May 28, 2020
Prominent Twitter accounts apparently hacked, asking for
Jul 15, 2020 · — Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 16, 2020 So far, the Bitcoin address tweeted by the hackers has been sent over 12 Bitcoins, worth more than $110,000. — Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 15, 2020 Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) immediately sent a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after Twitter failed to prevent the attack. “I am concerned that this event may represent not merely a coordinated set of separate hacking incidents but rather a successful attack on the security of Twitter itself