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On 15th of July, hackers took the advantage of people’s trust in Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Apple, and even more people and companies Twitter accounts, to commit a misidentifying hacker attack. Their aim was to offer all who follow those accounts a not to lose deal with bitcoin on the principle 1=2. As a result, the creators of massive scum earned something around $120.000.

There is no explanation or even possible hints on how the hack could have been implemented, but Twitter has already made a step of blocking new tweets from every user with the official mark, and it doesn’t matter they were hacked or no.

Twitter comments that they will not give the access back to their owners “until we are certain we can do so securely”.

The Verge writes in its article that earlier the company had trouble with its own internal employee tools that were compromised and used in the hack. This can be a part of the explanation of why hackers could omit two-factor authentication to fool followers with the bitcoin twits.  

The banquet for hackers started after 4PM ET and lasted for more than two hours. Twitter was silent for about an hour, but then the company sent a message at 5:45PM ET from its support account “We are aware of a security incident impacting accounts on Twitter. We are investigating and taking steps to fix it. We will update everyone shortly.”

Twitter makes such measures come true for the first time in the company’s history. After Twitter switched off the option to tweet at 7:18PM ET, the company wrote “We’re continuing to limit the ability to Tweet, reset your password, and some other account functionalities while we look into this. Thanks for your patience.”

The text on hackers’ tweet was “Feeling grateful doubling all payments sent to my BTC address! You send $1,000, I send back $2,000! Only doing this for the next 30 minutes,”

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