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Twitter Says Hackers Targeted 130 Accounts in Recent Attack

17
Jul
2020
Twitter Says Hackers Targeted 130 Accounts in Recent Attack

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The accounts were compromised after the attackers managed to gain access to internal Twitter systems and tools. The hack became apparent after high-profile accounts such as those of Jeff Bezos, Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg, Bill Gates, or Elon Musk posted messages related to a cryptocurrency scam.

Soon after the incident was discovered, Twitter removed the fake messages, suspended the compromised accounts, and took action to limit access to internal tools.

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