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Obama, Biden, Gates Twitter accounts hacked in bitcoin scam

19 days ago   |   By Times Union

Con artists on Wednesday apparently hacked into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians and major companies in an apparent bitcoin scam.
The ruse included bogus tweets from Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg and a number of tech billionaires including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The fake tweets offered to send $2,000 for every $1,000 sent to a bitcoin address.
Twitter put out a statement noting that it was aware of a “security incident impacting accounts on Twitter.” The company said it is investigating and working to...
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Prominent Twitter accounts including Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Bill Gates were hacked in an apparent bitcoin scam

19 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune


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Twitter accounts of Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, others apparently hacked

Twitter accounts of Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, others apparently hacked

19 days ago   |   By WCVB

Twitter accounts belonging to Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Apple, among other prominent handles, were compromised on Wednesday and posted tweets that appeared to promote a cryptocurrency scam.
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Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, others have Twitter accounts apparently hacked

Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple, Uber, others have Twitter accounts apparently hacked

19 days ago   |   By WTAE

Twitter accounts belonging to Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Apple and Uber, among other prominent handles, were compromised on Wednesday and posted tweets that appeared to promote a cryptocurrency scam.
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Apparent Twitter hack takes over accounts of Elon Musk, Kanye West, Mike Bloomberg & other A-listers

Apparent Twitter hack takes over accounts of Elon Musk, Kanye West, Mike Bloomberg & other A-listers

19 days ago   |   By RT

Suspected scammers have taken over a rash of high-profile Twitter accounts, including those of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Kanye West, apparently looking to swindle users out of large sums of crypto currency.
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Bill Gates, Elon Musk Twitter accounts hacked in apparent cryptocurrency scam

Bill Gates, Elon Musk Twitter accounts hacked in apparent cryptocurrency scam

19 days ago   |   By WGN TV

Similar messages appeared on the social media accounts of Elon Musk and Bill Gates, among others, in what appears to be a digital currency scam Wednesday.
A tweet on Musk's account read:
“I'm feeling generous because of Covid-19.
I'll double any BTC payment sent to my BTC address for the next hour. Good luck, and stay safe out there!”
The tweet on Musk's Twitter included the same block chain address in a tweet that was pinned to Bill Gates' Twitter account around 1:34 PST.
TechCrunch reports that Apple, which has zero tweets and 4.6 million followers, was also hacked and tweeted out the...
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