Twitter Hacker Owns $3.4M in Bitcoin, Court Sets Bail at $725K
Twitter hack alleged ringleader Graham Clark, the subject of a previous criminal investigation, had bail set at $725,000 at his first court appearance Saturday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the latest victim of a Twitter hack undertaken to trick social media users into sending crypto to the attackers.
According to a recent report, a 16-year-old was served with a search warrant by federal agents at his home on Tuesday.
Twitter is making a host of new security measures compulsory for accounts belonging to users considered influential in the upcoming election.
The 17-year-old charged with being the mastermind behind July's Twitter hack has pleaded not guilty; the defense says bail posted is "grossly inappropriate" to the amount of money stolen.
The SIM swapping community entered the spotlight after helping the Twitter hacker breach the social media platform, but these threat actors have been going after the crypto community for years.