"Tough Day For Us": Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey After Accounts of Obama, Biden, Gates, Bezos, Musk Hacked
Twitter account of several prominent billionaires, politicians, and top companies CEOs have been compromised. Those whose Twitter accounts were hacked include the likes of Democratic Party leader and presidential candidate Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, Microsoft owner Bill Gates, Amazon co-founder Jeff Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Apart from these, accounts of companies like Uber and Apple have also been hacked.
After hacking all these accounts, dollars were demanded, people sent dollars to hackers, but shortly after, all tweets asking for dollars were deleted. It was posted from the account of America's renowned company Apple that 'we want to give something to our people. Hopefully, you too will support us and all the bitcoins you send will be returned double and this is only for 30 minutes.'
From Tesla CEO Elon Musk's Twitter account, it was tweeted that due to the COVID-19, they are giving double bitcoins to the people and it t is completely safe.
After this sensational case of hacking, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted that it is a difficult day for Twitter. This is scary for all of us. We are investigating and everything will be shared when the entire matter is known. Jack Dorsey also wished his team engaged in dealing with hackers. As of now, until the investigation is complete, the passwords of the hacked account cannot be reset and no tweet can be done.
Tough day for us at Twitter. We all feel terrible this happened.— jack (@jack) July 16, 2020
We’re diagnosing and will share everything we can when we have a more complete understanding of exactly what happened.
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