Tech

Twitter says ‘social engineering’ led to the massive hack that targeted high-profile accounts like Barack Obama and Jeff Bezos. Here’s what the technique involves and how to avoid it.

Twitter on Wednesday experienced a massive security breach that allowed hackers to perpetuate a bitcoin scam from the accounts of some of the site’s most high-profile users, including Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates. The company said that the hack appears to be the result of a “coordinated social […]
Twitter says ‘social engineering’ led to the massive hack that targeted high-profile accounts like Barack Obama and Jeff Bezos. Here’s what the technique involves and how to avoid it.
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Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of major celebrities’ accounts including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett

Twitter stock plummeted 7% in pre-market trading on Thursday after it was hit with a massive blue-tick hack as many verified accounts reported being unable to tweet. The company said a “coordinated social engineering attack” had “successfully targeted” some employees who enabled access to hackers to its internal tools. High-profile […]
Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of major celebrities’ accounts including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett