Analysts at blockchain and crypto analytics firm CipherTrace have tracked down Bitcoins (BTC) stolen in the course of the Twitter hack. The findings showed that the threat actors transferred the funds to various exchanges, mixers, and online casinos.
On Friday Twitter’s team published a follow up on their investigation into the recent “Bitcoin scam” hack. The attack happened on Wednesday when a team of anonymous hackers gained access to many high profile accounts, including those of Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Uber, Apple, and […]
Yesterday, anonymous attackers hacked Twitter accounts of Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Uber, Apple, and many others. They used these accounts to post fraudulent messages promoting the distribution of 5,000 BTC on behalf of a rogue site Cryptoforhealth.
Twitter is 14 years old. And many people start seeing it for an enfant terrible it is. Some see the purple hair and pronouns in the bio, others see trolls and racists everywhere. And this makes people mad.
Information security website Leaked Source has announced that a database containing upwards of 32.8 million stolen Twitter passwords has popped up on the darkweb. The experts noted that the data had been stolen directly from users, most of whom use Russia-based services.
The court of the Chechnia, Russia, considered Charlie Hebdo’s account in Twitter the one that violates religious feelings of believers, and thus ruled to ban the social network in Russia.