Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Apple promote Bitcoin scam in an apparent hack

Elon Musk, Bill Gates and promote Bitcoin scam in apparent hack

Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Apple promote Bitcoin scam in an apparent hack

A large number of high profile Twitter users, including Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and several US politicians, have been hacked by bitcoin scammers, who have used their large number of hacked accounts to ask for bitcoin payments while promising to give back double. 

“Everyone is asking me to give back, and now is the time,” says many of these Tweets, later saying “You send $1,000, I send you back $2,000.” Several variants of this Tweet are out there, and at this time it is unknown how many accounts are affected. 

Twitter has not commented on this matter yet, though most of these hacked Tweets have now been deleted. Given the widespread nature of this attack, it appears as if the security flaw that caused this comes from Twitter, though this has not been confirmed. 

All Twitter users should know that Tweets asking for Bitcoin are often scams, and point out that Elon Musk and Bill Gates have no need for your Bitcoin… 

This story is developing. We plan to update this article as we learn more about the hack. 
   

Elon Musk, Bill Gates and promote Bitcoin scam in apparent hack  Elon Musk, Bill Gates and promote Bitcoin scam in apparent hack
  

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