Stella Dimoko Prominent Twitter Accounts 'Compromised' In Bitcoin Scam


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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Prominent Twitter Accounts 'Compromised' In Bitcoin Scam

Billionaires Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk and many prominent US figures were targeted and had their Twitter account compromised in a Bitcoin scam.

Twitter said it was a "co-ordinated" attack targeting its employees "with access to internal systems and tools".

"We know they [the hackers] used this access to take control of many highly-visible (including verified) accounts and Tweet on their behalf," the company said in a series of tweets .

It added that "significant steps" were taken to limit access to such internal systems and tools while the company's investigation was ongoing.

Here are accounts attacked by Bitcoin scammers:

- Bill Gates
- Elon Musk
- Joe Biden
- Warren Buffett
- Kanye West
- Michael Bloomberg
- Apple
- Uber
- Jeff Bezos
- Barack Obama


  1. These scammers ain't here to playπŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

    1. This is serious.πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  2. Hope Nigerians are not involved in this. Abeg o.

  3. Too bad. Hackers are not here to joke.

  4. Boom boom ciao is just ringing in my head πŸ˜‚
    Choi! Na greed dey cause this kind thing.

  5. I hope they mention the hackers if and when they catch them. Not when it’s a Nigerian involved (which we are not yet sure of will they make it public.

  6. Hope Nigerian are not involved

  7. A twitter staff was paid to change the emails of the verified accounts,not sure of the specifics. This was reported by Msnbc a few minutes ago.

    1. πŸ˜³πŸ˜³πŸ˜³πŸ˜³πŸ˜³πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°

    2. Hope the staff is not from Nigeria???πŸ™„


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