Jul 15, 2020

Elon Musk and Bill Gates 'hacked' in apparent Bitcoin scam

Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among several high-profile individuals targeted by hackers on Twitter in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The official accounts of Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Kanye West also requested donations in the cryptocurrency. On the official account of Mr Musk, the Tesla and SpaceX chief appeared to offer to double any Bitcoin payment sent to the address of his digital wallet "For the next hour". "I'm feeling generous because of Covid-19," the tweet added, along with a Bitcoin link address. The Twitter accounts targeted all have millions of followers.

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