Messages like the above were sent from the hacked accounts of Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Kanye West, Cash App, Apple, Wiz Khalifa, Warren Buffet, Joe Biden, Mike Bloomberg, Barack Obama, MrBeast, Floyd Mayweather, and XXXTentacion.
"It has been almost two years since our meeting, and Twitter DMs are still not encrypted, leaving them vulnerable to employees who abuse their internal access to the company's systems, and hackers who gain unauthorized access", said Wyden.
Twitter support said it was investigating any malicious activity the hackers conducted "or information they may have accessed and will share more here as we have it".
CEO Dorsey said in a tweet on Wednesday it was a "tough day" for everyone at Twitter and pledged to share "everything we can when we have a more complete understanding of exactly what happened".
With highly acclaimed twitter accounts like former United States president Barack Obama, Elon Musk, Bill Gates etc. compromised, all eyes are turning towards Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. These accounts tweeted out a fake BTC giveaway that promised users they would double their funds if they sent them BTC. This was disruptive, but it was an important step to reduce risk.
Twitter Support's official Tweet read, "We have locked accounts that were compromised and will restore access to the original account owner only when we are certain we can do so securely".
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Additionally, Twitter says it has also made some changes internally with limit access to internal systems and tools.
The list of hacked accounts is staggering and continues to grow as of writing.
Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion, a cybersecurity firm that monitors hacks, told Yahoo Finance that the takeover has serious implications that should concern many in the cyber and intelligence communities.
Investors also appeared to be concerned about potential fallout from the hack affecting Twitter's usage.
In a statement, Twitter stated, users "may be unable to tweet or reset your password while we review and address this incident". Most of the tweets have since been swept off the site. The hackers sent out a spam notice from those accounts asking for Bitcoin donations. Major brands have pulled ads from social media, including Twitter and Facebook, in recent months, citing the polarized political environment.
"So. You have this level of access, you write a ton of automation scripting for it, and you send a lame mass bitcoin campaign".