... Twitter temporarily stopped verified accounts from sending out any messages that appeared to contain Bitcoin wallet … We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. They also did not return questions as to how the hack was perpetrated or if the hacker was able to access other parts of the service, like a user's direct messages. Twitter hack: US and UK teens arrested over breach of celebrity accounts. Twitter hack: Coinbase blocks $280,000 in Bitcoin theft. Twitter‘s security team regained access to the hacked accounts, and deleted all tweets related to the Bitcoin scam. The Twitter accounts of Mike Bloomberg, Elon Musk, Kanye West, and Bill Gates all posted messages encouraging followers to give to the same Bitcoin wallet. A Twitter spokesperson did not return questions as to whether the company specifically limited the abilities of verified accounts. Ten minutes into the post, the wallet address displayed on Musk’s Twitter had already received 3.64 Bitcoins, which translated to $34 498 at the time of the reporting. Coinbase said it had blacklisted the hacker's wallet address, preventing more than 1,000 customers from sending about $280,000 (£220,000). Update 1, 3:05AM: The Twitter hack appears to be far wider than two accounts, with Apple's and Jeff Bezos' accounts reportedly targeted as well.Alleged tweets on the matter cite publicly available data to claim that the scam has so far seen over 160 incoming transactions to the mentioned BTC wallet, amounting to collections of over $40,000 (~Rs 30 lac) in Bitcoin already. The original tweet was soon deleted by Twitter … Authorities Out to Trace all Links Connected to Bitcoin Wallet Involved in Latest Twitter Hack July 17, 2020 by Akash Anand On Wednesday, Twitter users in the United States woke up to the shocking news that multiple bigwigs had their accounts hacked in one of the biggest social media security breaches in … Twitter hack hits Elon Musk, Obama, Kanye West, Bill Gates and more in Bitcoin scam. The hacker was granted bail pending investigation; Grahan Ivan Clark, the suspect arrested in connection with last month's Twitter hack, reportedly has over $3 million worth of Bitcoin in his wallet. Twitter is still investigating the matter. The site says the sprawling hack was the result of a "coordinated social engineering attack" on its employees. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us.