Alleged Twitter Hack ‘Mastermind’ Owns $3 Million in Bitcoin, Bail Set at $725K

Alleged Twitter Hack 'Mastermind' Owns $3 Million in Bitcoin, Bail Set at $725KRegional reports from Tampa show that the alleged “Mastermind” behind the July 15, Twitter hack owns more than $3.3 million dollars worth of bitcoin. While appearing on a video screen at the Hillsborough County Courthouse, the judge set 17-year old Graham Clark’s bail at $25,000 per 29 counts or $725,000. The teenager, Graham Clark, made […]

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1,000 People Had Access to Twitter ‘God Mode’ — 130 Accounts Targeted by Hackers

1,000 People Had Access to Twitter 'God Mode' — 130 Accounts Targeted by HackersMore than 1,000 Twitter employees and contractors reportedly had access to Twitter’s “God mode” earlier this year, before the recent large-scale hack that saw many high-profile accounts tweet about a bitcoin giveaway. Twitter has confirmed that 130 accounts were targeted, and hackers accessed the private messages of 36 accounts. Over 1,000 People With ‘God Mode’ […]

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How Billion-Dollar Crypto Scams Lure Victims

How Billion-Dollar Crypto Scams Lure VictimsIn the past week, reports emerged that some key members of the Onecoin scam were found dead in Mexico. According to reports, the two Oscar Brito Ibarra and Ignacio Ibarra may have been kidnapped and murdered but the motives behind their murder is unclear. Onecoin is one of the biggest cryptocurrency Ponzi schemes that creamed […]

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Crypto Scammers Steal $381 Million in 2020, While Twitter Hackers Direct Funds to Mixers

Cryptocurrency related scams have taken a total of $381 million from victims so far this year. This figure makes crypto scams the largest category of cryptocurrency-related crimes so far in 2020. Chainalysis data still shows current figures are well below those seen in 2019. In 2019, scams accounted for 74% of crypto-related crimes. The current […]

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Amir Taaki Knocks Bitcoin Coinjoin Schemes – Calls Methods ‘Absolute Garbage’

On July 17, the well known Dark Wallet creator and early Bitcoin developer, Amir Taaki, criticized bitcoin privacy methods on Twitter. Taaki claimed that UTXO mixing concepts like Coinjoin were “absolute garbage.” Taaki also knocked other concepts like Mimblewimble and privacy-centric coins like monero as well, claiming that zero-knowledge accumulators will be the “anonymous gold […]

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Bitcoin Investors Unfazed By Great Twitter Hack, as Volatility Remains Stable

Bitcoin Investors Unfazed By Great Twitter Hack, as Volatility Remains StableBitcoin traders seem unfazed by the massive Twitter hack on Wednesday, as the price of the top cryptocurrency has largely remained steady. Prominent U.S. figures including billionaires Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos were targeted by hackers in an apparent Twitter bitcoin (BTC) scam. The official accounts of former president Barack Obama as well […]

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The Twitter Hack Fiasco: Compromised Internal Tool, Paid Insiders, Direct Message Fears

On Wednesday, a large number of Twitter accounts were compromised and the hackers used the accounts to tweet about a bitcoin doubling scam. According to multiple reports, a Twitter employee was paid to give the hackers an internal tool that let them leverage high-profile social media accounts. It was a crazy day in the world […]

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Massive Twitter Attack: Apple, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Uber Tweeting Bitcoin Giveaway Scam

Massive Twitter Attack: Apple, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Uber Tweeting Bitcoin Giveaway ScamA massive attack hit crypto Twitter on Wednesday as many prominent accounts began tweeting about a bitcoin giveaway. Soon it was apparent that the breach was much more serious when major corporations and famous people tweeted that they will double your bitcoin, including Apple, Google, Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Kanye West, […]

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