Many high-profile Twitter accounts were “hacked,” and we’re using that term loosely here, earlier today. The high-profile accounts, which included former President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Elon Musk, all posted a link to a cryptocurrency account and stated they’d match any donations 2 to 1.
high-profile Twitter accounts hacked in crypto scam : Inside Job?
Twitter acknowledged the incident as a “security incident.”
In the hours following the initial scam posts, Kim Kardashian West, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Wiz Khalifa, Warren Buffett, YouTuber MrBeast, Wendy’s, Uber, CashApp and Mike Bloomberg also posted the cryptocurrency scam.
Currently, many blue-check accounts are not able to Tweet. Twitter is working to address the “problem.”
Twitter’s stock has fallen 3% since the “incident.”