Updated / Thursday, 16 Jul 2020 14:01
Hackers infiltrated the twitter handles of U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, reality TV star Kim Kardashian, former U.S. President Barack Obama and billionaire Elon Musk to solicit digital currency – raising major concerns about security on the widely-used platform.
In an extraordinary step, Twitter temporarily prevented many verified accounts from publishing messages as it investigated the breach.
Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey said in a tweet on Wednesday that it was a “tough day” for everyone at Twitter and pledged to share “everything we can when we have a more complete understanding of exactly what happened.”
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