Just yesterday, Twitter accounts of key individuals with millions of followers and major companies were compromised. According to official Twitter account support, this was part of a widespread hacking operation affecting multiple accounts.
In one of the most recent hacks the social media platform, the hacker is seen promoting a bitcoin scam that appears to be earning its creator over 13 million dollars in 30 minutes.
Investigations are ongoing, reported Twitter. The hacks of accounts included that of President Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Michael Bloomberg, and Apple.
On Twitter’s part, attempt is being made on blocking new tweets from verified accounts as well as locking all compromised handles.
Assuringly, Twitter says it won’t restore access to their owners “until we are certain we can do so securely.” adding that the issue will be resolved soon.
Reports from Twitter shows “its own internal employee tools were compromised and used in the hack”