Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts

Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts

Posted July 15, 2020

Hackers Convinced Twitter Employee to Help Them Hijack Accounts

  • After a wave of account takeovers, screenshots of an internal Twitter user administration tool are being shared in the hacking underground.
  • On Wednesday, a spike of high profile accounts including those of Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Uber, and Apple tweeted cryptocurrency scams in an apparent hack.
  • “We used a rep that literally done all the work for us,” one of the sources said.

– Joseph Cox | July 15, 2020