The Great Twitter Blue Check Hack of 2020

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Anaxagoras wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:56 pm
If they were smarter they could have made more money.
Maybe it was just a proof of concept, the real point being to discredit Twitter.
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Anaxagoras wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 2:56 pm
If they were smarter they could have made more money.
The real money is getting paid not to reveal all the private messages

And that we will not hear about
oh really?

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Or maybe we will
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https://www.breitbart.com/tech/2020/07/ ... blacklist/

Just in case you don’t know how to search internet
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The "mastermind" behind this hack was a teenager. Allegedly.

Florida teen, 2 others arrested over massive Twitter breach
U.S. authorities have charged a Florida teenager and two others with perpetrating or assisting this month's massive hack of high-profile Twitter accounts, including presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden — an attack that also led to an hourslong blockage that prevented President Donald Trump and other prominent users from posting.

The state attorney in Tampa Bay's Hillsborough County, Fla., announced Friday that Graham Ivan Clark, 17, is the alleged "mastermind" behind the July 15 Twitter breach that sent fraudulent tweets from accounts belonging to, among others, former President Barack Obama, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates and rapper Kanye West. The tweets asked people to send Bitcoin contributions to a mysterious address, with promises of doubling them.
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You mean the patsy is a teenager.
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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... igh-school
The alleged mastermind behind the July 15 hack of Twitter accounts of business titans, celebrities and a former president didn’t need sophisticated hacking tools to pierce the company’s security system. Rather, he convinced an information technology employee at Twitter that he was a colleague who needed login credentials to access the company’s customer support platform, according to law enforcement officials.

It worked, in spectacular fashion.
Classic phishing. It's a big problem for companies these days.
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I say he is a hero
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Considering what he could have sold that kind of access for, yea. Obama's account alone could have netted him a couple of million, donchathink?

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Kids these days.
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All they think about is making money
oh really?