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The Twitter Hack Has Dangerous Implications For The 2020 Election

Even if the platform deters another attack, the hack is a lightning rod for disinformation.

twitter hack - The Huffington Post
2:40pm PDT - July 16th, 2020

The massive Twitter hack makes politicians nervous about the election

A hacker took over countless accounts from celebrities and politicians this week. That’s a bad sign.

twitter hack - Recode
2:00pm PDT - July 16th, 2020

The people leading Twitter - Business Insider

These 15 people in Twitter's top ranks have a new priority: Ensure the hack that affected some of Twitter's most prominent users never happens again.

twitter hack - Business Insider
1:38pm PDT - July 16th, 2020

The people leading Twitter - Business Insider

These 15 people in Twitter's top ranks have a new priority: Ensure the hack that affected some of Twitter's most prominent users never happens again.

twitter hack - Business Insider (UK)
1:38pm PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter says passwords are safe after hack, but no word on DMs

The social media giant will not say if hackers also had access to users' direct messages.

twitter hack - TechCrunch
12:51pm PDT - July 16th, 2020

Trump 'will remain on Twitter' after platform hack, McEnany says | TheHill

President Trump plans to keep using Twitter in the wake of a hacking scheme that compromised the accounts of major corporate and political leaders, the White House said Thursday.

twitter hack - The Hill
12:23pm PDT - July 16th, 2020

Hackers target high-profile Twitter accounts in major security breach

Twitter suffered a major security breach Wednesday evening when hackers seized control over numerous high-profile accounts, including Joe Biden's. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson talks to CBSN about the investigation into who might be responsible, and why …

twitter hack - CBS News
12:01pm PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter bitcoin hack could be sign of bigger attack, experts say - Business Insider

The accounts of Obama, Bill Gates, and others tweeted out a bitcoin scam, but experts think it could be a distraction for something more nefarious.

twitter hack - Business Insider
11:18am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter bitcoin hack could be sign of bigger attack, experts say - Business Insider

The accounts of Obama, Bill Gates, and others tweeted out a bitcoin scam, but experts think it could be a distraction for something more nefarious.

twitter hack - Business Insider (UK)
11:18am PDT - July 16th, 2020

FBI investigating Twitter hack: report | TheHill

The FBI has initiated an inquiry into the hacking of several prominent Twitter accounts...

twitter hack - The Hill
10:20am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Biden's campaign responds after Twitter account hacked

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign is responding after his Twitter account was among those targeted in a widespread hack. CBS News campaign reporter Bo Erickson reports for CBSN.

twitter hack - CBS News
10:04am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Lawmakers demand more details on Twitter’s massive hack

Twitter accounts belonging to major companies like Apple and Uber and high-profile individuals Vice President Joe Biden, President Barack Obama, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates were all compromised as part of a coordinated bitcoin scam.

twitter hack - The Verge
10:01am PDT - July 16th, 2020

FBI to lead inquiry into hacking of Twitter accounts, sources say

The law enforcement agency had said hackers appeared to commit cryptocurrency fraud after they seized control of the Twitter accounts of celebrities and political figures including Joe Biden, Kim Kardashian, Barack Obama and Elon Musk

twitter hack - The Globe And Mail
10:00am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Purported Internal Screenshots Reveal Twitter Has a 'Search Blacklist' and 'Trends Blacklist'

Twitter has "search blacklist" and "trends blacklist" tags on accounts, according to a purported image of an internal tool used by employees to moderate users, released via the blockbuster hack of prominent individuals yesterday.

twitter hack - Breitbart News
9:04am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter’s Bitcoin scam hack wiped $1B from its market value

Twitter lost nearly $1 billion from its market cap following a devastating hack that saw accounts belonging to a raft of celebrities — including those used by Elon Musk and Warren Buffet — simultaneously hijacked to promote a Bitcoin scam. Twitter stock opene…

twitter hack - The Next Web
7:58am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Hackers blew Twitter ‘god mode’ on shenanigans

The damage could have been so much worse.

twitter hack - Fortune
7:30am PDT - July 16th, 2020

The Twitter Hack Could Have Been Much Worse—and Maybe Was

The meltdown appears to be part of a bitcoin scam and not something more nefarious, but security experts are troubled that it happened at all.

twitter hack - Wired
7:24am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter breach troubling, undermines trust, experts say | CBC News

A breach in Twitter's security that allowed hackers to break into the accounts of leaders and technology moguls is one of the worst attacks in recent years and may shake trust in a platform politicians and CEOs use to communicate with the public, experts said…

twitter hack - CBC News
6:52am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter hack: What went wrong and why it matters

The social network may have secured accounts but it could still face aftershocks from the attack.

twitter hack - BBC News
6:36am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter says hacking of high-profile Twitter accounts was a "coordinated social engineering attack"

Scammers took over the accounts of moguls, politicians and celebrities, telling millions of followers to send money to a Bitcoin address.

twitter hack - CBS News
6:21am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of major celebrities' accounts including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett

Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of major celebrities' accounts including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett

twitter hack - Business Insider
5:45am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of major celebrities' accounts including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett

Twitter stock dives in pre-market after a widespread hack took control of major celebrities' accounts including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Warren Buffett

twitter hack - Business Insider (UK)
5:45am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter: Massive Hack Based on 'Coordinated Social Engineering Attack,' Full Extent Not Known

Multiple verified Twitter accounts fell victim to a widespread hack that aimed to scam Twitter users into sending Bitcoin to anonymous accounts, now reports claim that hackers gained access to the accounts with the help of Twitter employees, possibly in excha…

twitter hack - Breitbart News
5:25am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Scammers hack Twitter to hijack verified accounts and steal cryptocurrency

Twitter was hit Wednesday with an unprecedented attack targeting verified accounts. The hackers were looking to steal money from followers of those accounts and made away with about $100,000 before the scam was caught and shut down. Consumer investigative cor…

twitter hack - CBS News
5:04am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Twitter breach troubling, undermines trust, experts say | CBC News

A breach in Twitter's security that allowed hackers to break into the accounts of leaders and technology moguls is one of the worst attacks in recent years and may shake trust in a platform politicians and CEOs use to communicate with the public, experts said…

twitter hack - CBC News
4:52am PDT - July 16th, 2020