Major Twitter accounts were hacked today, reports Kevin Truong. Accounts like Apple, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Uber and others have been victims of a hacking campaign involving bitcoin.
The events started when the Twitter accounts of the major cryptocurrency platforms Coinbase, Gemini and Binance, among others, all posted tweets within minutes of each other indicating that they had partnered with an organization called CryptoForHealth and they were going to “give 5000 BTC back to the community. “The tweets all included a link to a site that has been tagged by Google and Cloudflare as a phishing site. […]
Most of the tweets have already been deleted. Apple’s Twitter account appears to be completely deleted from the tweets.
A fascinating hack that clearly took advantage of the vulnerabilities of Twitter. But I would also like to point out that Apple never tweeted, so there wasn’t much to delete.