Hackers gained access to the Twitter accounts of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and many others Wednesday afternoon in an apparent cryptocurrency giveaway scam.
Update, 2:45 p.m. PT: Here’s the first statement from Twitter:We are aware of a security incident impacting accounts on Twitter.
— Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 16, 2020And here’s a message from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey:Tough day for us at Twitter.
Update, 3:18 p.m. PT: Twitter appeared to disable verified accounts as part of its response to the hacking.
https://t.co/l0q5PwuJ32 — CoinDesk (@CoinDesk) July 15, 2020ALL MAJOR CRYPTO TWITTER ACCOUNTS HAVE BEEN COMPROMISED.