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Florida teen pleads not guilty to Twitter hack

Graham Clark, the 17-year-old Florida boy accused of pulling off the big Twitter hack, pled not guilty to charges on Tuesday. During the security breach, top accounts including Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk were taken over to push a bitcoin scam. Young Mr. Clark told Circuit Court Judge Christopher Nash…

Florida Teen Arrested in Twitter Hack

Twitter accounts posted the same strange message: Send Bitcoin and they would send back double your money. Elon Musk. Bill Gates. Kanye West. Joseph R. Biden Jr. Former President Barack Obama. They, and dozens of others, were being hacked, and Twitter appeared powerless to stop it.While some initially thought the hack was the work of…

Twitter hack: Florida teenager arrested

Image caption Elon Musk, Kim Kardashian and Barack Obama are among victims of the hack A man living in Bognor Regis – on the UK south coast – is one of three individuals charged over a major Twitter hack, according to the US Department of Justice.Californian authorities filed felony charges against Mason Sheppard, 19. The…

Lone Florida Teen Charged in the Single Worst Hack in Twitter’s History

Photo: Leon Neal (Getty Images)Earlier this month a number of Twitter accounts belonging to prominent, highly-followed individuals like Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos were compromised, seemingly to defraud strangers out of bitcoin. Unfettered access to potentially sensitive information contained therein generated speculation: Was the cryptocurrency gambit a front to…

A Florida Teen Just Got Arrested for Twitter’s Huge Hack

A Florida Teen Just Got Arrested for Twitter’s Huge Hack (zdnet.com) Posted by msmash on Friday July 31, 2020 @03:40PM from the breaking-news dept. In a press conference on Friday, US authorities announced they arrested the main suspect behind this month’s major Twitter hack. From a report: The suspected hacker was identified as Graham Ivan…

Florida Teen Charged Over Massive Twitter Hack, Bitcoin Scam

(LONDON) — A Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin, authorities said Friday. The 17-year-old boy was arrested earlier Friday in Tampa, where the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office will prosecute the case. He faces 30 felony charges,…