July 16, 2020

High-profile Twitter accounts hacked simultaneously to spread cryptocurrency scam

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama were just one of many high-profile movers and shakers to have their Twitter accounts hacked Wednesday to spread a cryptocurrency scam.“I am giving back to the community,” read a tweet supposedly posted by Biden. “All Bitcoin sent to the address below will be sent back doubled! If you send $1,000 I will send back $2,000. Only doing this for 30 minutes,” according to a screen grab acquired by Business Insider.A similar tweeted appeared on Obama’s Twitter account.Also hit was Elon Musk.“I’m feeling generous because of COVID-19,” the…

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