Numerous of Verified accounts on Twitter yesterday (Wednesday,July 15th, 2020) got compromised, in a wide range Crypto scam tweets.
Most of the accounts affected included Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Kim Kardashian, Apple, Kanye West and others.
According to Twitter Support they said, “We detected what we believe to be a coordinated social engineering attack by people who successfully targeted some of our employees with access to internal systems and tools”.
Their source indicated that it was unlikely a Twitter employee was involved, but one way or another, “Kirk” had access to internal tools and moved on to performing account takeovers later in the day.
In a Tweet, He wrote, “Tough day for us at Twitter. We all feel terrible this happened. We’re diagnosing and will share everything we can when we have a more complete understanding of exactly what happened. 💙 to our teammates working hard to make this right.”
Below is the Tweet by Jack Dorsey
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