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Twitter Account Of Billgate, Elon Musk And Other Verified Account Hacked by kingmurainah(m): 11:01pm On Jul 15, 2020
Twitter Account of Billgates, Elon Musks and other verified accounts Hacked by Bitcoin Scammers
July 15, 2020


A number of high-profile Twitter accounts were simultaneously hacked on Wednesday by attackers who used the accounts — some with millions of followers — to spread a cryptocurrency scam.

The scammer’s website was quickly pulled offline. Kristaps Ronka, chief executive of Namesilo, the domain registrar used by the scammers, told TechCrunch that the company suspended the domain “on the first report” it received.

Some of the accounts were quickly back under their owners’ control and tweets were quickly deleted. At the time of writing, both Binance and Bitcoin still had a tweet promoting the scam. @apple also have its account hacked to push the same scam, as well as Amazon co-founder @jeffbezos and @billgates, whose account was also briefly hacked with the same message, though the tweet was quickly deleted.

Many other accounts were quickly hijacked, including @elonmusk. The tweet posted to the Tesla and SpaceX founder’s account simply directed users to send bitcoin to a certain address under the guise that he will “double any payment” — a known cryptocurrency scam technique. A number of extremely prominent political figures were also hacked as part of the cryptocurrency scam, including Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Source: https://gistvibes.com/twitter-account-of-billgates-elon-musks-and-other-verified-accounts-hacked-by-bitcoin-scammers/
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Re: Twitter Account Of Billgate, Elon Musk And Other Verified Account Hacked by Strangebuttrue(m): 11:03pm On Jul 15, 2020
this can be hushpuppi handwork from prison
Re: Twitter Account Of Billgate, Elon Musk And Other Verified Account Hacked by kingmurainah(m): 11:07pm On Jul 15, 2020
Strangebuttrue:
this can be hushpuppi handwork from prison
�� hush puppy again grin

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