Twitter, whose internal systems were breached about two weeks ago, said the incident targeted a small number of employees through a phone spear-phishing attack. Hackers targeted 130 accounts, tweeted from 45, accessed inbox of 36, and downloaded Twitter data from seven users.
Twitter accounts of several prominent verified users were hacked in a widespread Bitcoin scam early Thursday. The official accounts of former US President Barack Obama, rapper Kanye West and his wife Kim Kardashian, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, media tycoon Mike Bloomberg, along with major brands such as Apple and Uber, were among many others which fell victim to the hack.
Bolton's account is consistent with President Trump's hostility to Bitcoin.
A Japanese high court on Thursday upheld a lower court’s decision that the French head of Mt. Gox, a Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange that went bankrupt after a massive hacking attack, was guilty of manipulating electronic data but not embezzlement.
Crypto intelligence company CipherTrace, which started tracking cryptocurrency crime a few years ago, said it has started to see coronavirus-related frauds that require some form of digital currency payment.
In April, Libra's governing body said the planned digital currency will be linked to individual national currencies and overseen by global watchdogs, in a scaled-back revamp it hopes will win regulatory approval.
The lawsuit appears poised to raise a fresh challenge around the controversial Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which shields Google, Facebook and other internet companies from liability for material that users post on their platforms.
Bitcoin plummeted on Thursday amid wild volatility, with traders citing a sell-off across global markets as fears of the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic take hold.
Supreme Court overturned on Wednesday a central bank ban forbidding lenders to facilitate banking transactions for cryptocurrency exchanges and traders, removing a major hurdle for the development of the sector.
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Steven Seagal, the star of action movies including Above the Law and Out for Justice, has agreed to pay $314,000 to resolve charges of "unlawfully touting" a cryptocurrency offering, the US securities regulator said on Thursday.