In the last few hours Twitter, one of the most popular social networks, has been the victim of an unprecedented hacker attack on the platform. At the beginning, a large number of users noticed a particular silence of most account check, trending the hashtag #UnverifiedTwitter. The worst would come a few hours later:
Official accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Jeff Bezos e Barack Obama they started posting suspicious tweets, promising to double any investment in Bitcoin received. This incident immediately mobilized Twitter staff and the site currently appears to have returned to normal.
We are aware of a security incident impacting accounts on Twitter. We are investigating and taking steps to fix it. We will update everyone shortly.
- Twitter Support (@TwitterSupport) July 15th, 2020
Obviously, we recommend you change your access dataregardless of whether they are verified or not.