How hackers behind Twitter Bitcoin scam were caught


A few weeks ago, we saw about 130 Twitter accounts of several famous people like Elon Musk, Barak Obama, Kim Kardashian, and Bill Gates being hijacked through phone phishing with the attackers asking for Bitcoins in subsequent unauthorized tweets.

The action soon followed with 3 individuals being charged for the hack by the Department of Justice (DOJ) including 1 juvenile. But how did they get caught? Luckily, the DOJ has publicly revealed the court documents which shed light on the entire incident.

Read more…