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India Prime Minister Suffers Another Twitter Hack; Fake Tweet Sent Promising Bitcoin to All Indians
The attack followed one in autumn 2020 that was part of a widespread hack used to trick social media users to send cryptocurrency to the attackers.
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British Man Arrested in Connection With Last Year’s Massive Twitter Hack
Twenty-two-year-old Joseph O’Conner is the fourth person to be arrested in connection with the crypto phishing scheme
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Twitter Hacker Will Serve 3 Years for Mass Crypto Phishing Scheme
Graham Ivan Clark will also serve three years of probation following the jail term.
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Twitter Hires Noted Hacker as Head of Security Months After Bitcoin Scam
Twitter has hired Peiter Zatko, a prominent white-hat hacker going by the handle "Mudge," to help prevent future security breaches.
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New York Regulator Calls for More Social Media Oversight After Twitter Hack
NYDFS said cybersecurity must be treated as critical infrastructure by governments and corporations alike.
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Twitter Tightens Security Ahead of US Presidential Election
Twitter is making a host of new security measures compulsory for accounts belonging to users considered influential in the upcoming election.
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Hacker Hijacks Twitter Account of Indian Prime Minister's Relief Fund, Asks Followers for Crypto
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.
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Twitter Hack May Have Involved Another Teenager: Report
According to a recent report, a 16-year-old was served with a search warrant by federal agents at his home on Tuesday.
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17-Year-Old Pleads Not Guilty to Twitter Hack as Defense Tries to Lower Bail From $725K
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.
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Social Engineering: A Plague on Crypto and Twitter, Unlikely to Stop
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.
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