Digital attack' at midnight, stirred up the world: Twitter hacker demanding bitcoin

By : Samarjeet Singh  |  Updated On : 16 Jul, 2020

Digital attack' at midnight, stirred up the world: Twitter hacker demanding bitcoin

The biggest cyberattack has taken place on Twitter. Much high profile Twitter accounts of America have been hacked. Among these American leaders Joe Biden, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and many more important accounts of people are hacked.

After hacking the Twitter handle, a special message was posted from these accounts. A link was posted to hacked accounts and asked for bitcoins. After hacking the Twitter handle, the hacker claimed that he would return double bitcoins.

Also, the famous American rapper Kanye West, model and actress Kim Kardashian, former President Barack Obama, Democratic Party presidential candidate Joe Biden, accounts of Uber and Apple among the world's biggest companies were hacked.

All the accounts that were targeted have millions of followers. Twitter came into action after the high profile accounts were hacked. Twitter support tweeted, 'You will not be able to tweet now and change your password. We are investigating this.