We all know on July 15, a massive hack was happened where most of well known Twitter account were compromised with a Fake Bitcoin Giveaway including Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Mask, CZ, Binance, KuCoin, CoinDesk etc. Almost 130 Twitter accounts were targeted in the attack. Twitter recently revealed the reason behind this hack/attack.
The attack was marked as Phone Spearing Phishing Attack. Phone Spear Phishing Attack is a type of attack where hackers stole account details or financial information via phone. Twitter revealed that, a significant number of Twitter employees were mislead by exploit human vulnerabilities and thus hackers get access to the employee’s who have access to the support management tools through breaking Twitter’s internal server and got GOD MODE access.
MORALS: Never ever believe anyone when they ask for donations or tells you about doubling the money (Giveaway). Stay Safe, Stay Vigilant. #SAFU