The biggest cyber attack has occurred on micro-blogging website Twitter. During this period, Twitter account of many tech giants including big businessmen and politicians have been hacked!
These include accounts such as Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Apple. Who did the hacking, who did it, it will be clear in the coming time, but Twitter has issued a statement in which the updates have been shared based on the initial investigation.
Twitter has said that it is under investigation, but based on what has been revealed so far, the company has issued a statement.
Twitter has said that the accounts that have been hacked by the company have been locked and those owners will be able to restore their owners, though this will happen when the original is convinced about Twitter security.
Twitter has further stated in the statement that until the investigation is conducted, steps have been taken for large-scale limited access to internal systems and tools, the company will release more updates regarding the hacking in the coming times.
On the micro-blogging site Twitter, Twitter accounts of the world’s most famous celebrities were hacked. The case was revealed when hackers started posting messages on people’s Twitter accounts demanding Bitcoin.
Upon investigation, it was found out that this is the biggest Twitter hacking ever. Currently, this hacking has been controlled, Twitter issued a statement saying that the Twitter accounts of all the people have been revived.
Twitter Accounts of these celebrities hacked
On Wednesday, hackers who hacked their Twitter account included Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, US rapper Kanye West, former US Vice President Joe Biden, former US President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Including Twitter account of Warren Buffett, Apple, Uber and others.
Hackers are tweeting from their account and asking for bitcoin. The hackers tweeted from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ‘Twitter account,’ Everyone is asking me to give back and now the time has come. I am doubling all the payments sent to the BTC address for the next 30 minutes. You send one thousand dollars and I will send you two thousand dollars back.
What did the cyber security head say
Alperovich, who heads Cyber Security, says that within a few minutes of posting, these tweets have also been deleted. However, it is not yet known who has targeted the Twitter account of these well-known personalities. Bitcoin was being sought by tweeting from almost every big celebrity’s account.
The common people have suffered to some extent. In the midst of this hack, hackers have been able to extract 1 lakh 10 thousand dollars bitcoin from about 300 people. However, until a large number of these hacking tweets reached them, they were removed.
Now it is being thoroughly investigated by Twitter, because not only the world’s big businessmen but also the accounts of politicians have been hacked. Even incorrectly tweeted from Twitter account itself
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At the same time, Twitter said after the incident that we are aware of Twitter account hijacking. We are currently investigating the case. Along with this, steps are being taken to correct this. We will update everyone soon.
Apart from this, Twitter’s CEO Jack has also tweeted that today has been a very difficult day for us, the hacking that took place has been rectified for now and further investigation is going on.
At the same time, almost all the blue tick or verified account was closed by Twitter soon after the hacking incident, although they were launched after a few hours and now these people are able to retweet.
Twitter disabled tweet and retweet function. Twitter said that we are reviewing the matter, due to which users will not be able to tweet from their Twitter account nor reset the password.
On Twitter, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey tweeted, ‘Tough day for us on Twitter. We will share everything when we have information about what really happened. The Twitter team is working hard. We feel terrible after this is done. We are continuing to try to overcome this problem.