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LATEST NEWS: crisis for Twitter - also downloaded profile data

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sources: TechCrunch, Vice
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Earned almost a million kroner in a couple of hours.

Earned almost a million kroner in a couple of hours.

Late last night, a hacker named "Kirk" took control of the Twitter accounts of a number of celebrities and companies, including Apple.

According to the company, several people have been involved in the attack, which puts all verified accounts out of play for a few hours around 15 US time yesterday.

updated,

Earned almost 1 million kroner on the big Twitter hack
This is as part of making money by asking people who follow these accounts, and there are millions of people, to transfer digital currency. Then there is always someone who bites. Also this time.

For the hacker who is referred to as Kirk, must have earned 932,000 kroner in a couple of hours.

We first reported that Twitter had control over the situation, but it quickly turned out not to vote as the company even had to block all verified accounts, however, and thus the affected accounts, in order to gain control of the situation.

Screenshots reveal Twitter's internal administrator tools
By tricking people, or a person on Twitter, the hacker gained access to the company's internal tools that can do most things with an account, including banning it.

Vice 'Motherboard has access to screenshots of the tool that reveal only parts of the possibilities an administrator has the opportunity to make, including whether the email is verified, account statistics, whether the account is active and activity.

authorarticle: Master3395
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sources: TechCrunch, Vice
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