It was probably on one of his employees: "We have, we believe, a coordinated Social Engineering attack is discovered by people who have been successful on some of our employees with access to internal systems and tools targeted", the Twitter wrote on early Thursday morning, German time on the official Support account of the platform.
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It have been so exploited, apparently weaknesses of an employee, to hijack the Twitter accounts of Celebrities, including Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Warren Buffett, and even the accounts of Apple and Uber, and Bitcoin scams to spread, has introduced a low six-figure Amount. They asked the users to send money to a Bitcoin account, you would double that payment, and then send it back.
Twitter blocked the relevant accounts and deleted the Tweets. In the meantime could not tweet, therefore all verified accounts – those with a blue hook. The investigation is over and you've taken this far-reaching internal measures restricting the access of employees to internal systems, the company said.The Twitter share price fell after trading hours significantly, meanwhile, to 6.5 percent.
American Tech-portals had been taken shortly after the attack, to contact the alleged hackers. You would have paid for an employee who did almost all the work cited "Vice" a according to the report, involved hackers. So the Hacker would get access to an internal tool of Twitter. Techcrunch reported about a Hacker by the name of "Kirk", the have also changed the E-Mail addresses of the affected accounts, to make it more difficult for the users to be in control of their accounts back.Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 06:20