The Great Twitter Blue Check Hack of 2020

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The Great Twitter Blue Check Hack of 2020

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Numerous high-profile verified accounts hacked. Scammers raked in big bucks by promising to give you back double the bitcoin you give them. Hilarity is ensuing.

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Biden, Obama, Musk, Gates, all got hacked.
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How? They must have a system. An insider in Twitter? System Administrator?
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Has Santa's account been hacked too?
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I know somebody who was hacked
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I count only 12 suckers total, of which only two suck very majorly.

It gives me some hope.
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In short: the perps successfully phished Twitter personnel to gain access. Was not a password brute force or other password-guessing hack.

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My favorite part of all this was finally seeing the admin control panel. And yeah, there are exactly the buttons users accused Twitter of using to censor and shit, the exact same buttons Twitter always denied existed.

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If you tweet it, you get banned

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If they were smarter they could have made more money.
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Pyrrho wrote: Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:13 pm In short: the perps successfully phished Twitter personnel to gain access. Was not a password brute force or other password-guessing hack.
Yep, as I thought. I knew a Twitter insider must have been involved somehow.

Perhaps not wittingly, but they apparently fooled someone at twitter into handing over the keys to the kingdom.
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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

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

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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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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
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