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How Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos & Bill Gates Were Hacked for Bitcoin

On July 15th, 2020 the Verified Twitter accounts of many high-profile individuals including Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Joe Biden, Apple, and Uber were hacked in a bitcoin scam. It was later confirmed by Twitter that hackers gained access to internal tools and systems enabling them to control accounts.

Multiple sources have also come out saying that an insider at Twitter is responsible for giving them access.

Links: Wired article: A Twitter Hacking Spree Hits Elon Musk, Obama, Apple, and More | https://www.wired.com/story/twitter-hacking-musk-obama-apple-biden-kanye/ Motherboard article:

Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts | https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/jgxd3d/twitter-insider-access-panel-account-hacks-biden-uber-bezos

 

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