The news trending on social media that a high profile United States the US figures Twitter account has been hijacked by hackers, as FBI Investigates.
The takes the advantages of the Bitcoin to hacked the top United States, US, personalities, persons like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Joe Biden who were among those ‘Twitter Account’ hacked.
“The accounts appear to have been compromised in order to perpetuate cryptocurrency fraud,” said the bureau, urging the public to be vigilant.
Twitter said the attack on the US high-profile figures was a ‘co-ordinate’ attack.
Their official accounts requested donations in the cryptocurrency.
“Everyone is asking me to give back,” said a tweet from the account of Mr. Gates, the Microsoft founder. “You send $1,000, I send you back $2,000.”
Meanwhile, The US Senate on Commerce quickly invites Twitter officials to give an account of this incident that happened on Wednesday, July 13th.
According to Twitter made it clear, the hackers targeted its employees “with access to internal systems and tools”.
“We know they [the hackers] used this access to take control of many highly-visible (including verified) accounts and Tweet on their behalf,” the company said in a series of tweets.
Technology companies have officially blocked users from being able to tweet Bitcoin wallet addresses for the time being.
Although, the US President, Donald Trump’s account was not hacked.
The chair of the Senate Commerce Committee has also been in contact with Twitter.
“It cannot be overstated how troubling this incident is, both in its effects and in the apparent failure of Twitter’s internal controls to prevent it,” Senator Roger Wicker wrote to the firm.