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In the mass hacking accounts of celebrities accused 17-year-old

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В массовом взломе аккаунтов знаменитостей обвинили 17-летнего подростка

In Tampa, Florida (USA), arrested 17-year-old on suspicion of large-scale hacking of social media accounts Twitter. About it reports the local edition of WFLA, citing the public Prosecutor’s office of Hillsborough.

As stated by the state attorney of Hillsborough, Andrew Warren, 17-year-old Graham Clark is charged with organized fraud, fraudulent use of personal data and unauthorized access to other people’s devices. The actions of the suspect called “a complex organized attack of unprecedented magnitude”. As a result of mass hacking accounts in the social network, a hacker managed to obtain bitcoins worth more than $ 100 thousand in one day.

As follows from the records of the Hillsborough County jail, the teenager was taken into custody on Friday morning, July 31, the newspaper writes. After his arrest, the company Twitter on the page issued a statement of gratitude to law enforcement for the work done.

One of the largest hacker attacks on Twitter occurred on the night of 16 July. In particular, it has been hacked verified accounts the head of Amazon Jeff Bezos, the candidate in presidents of the United States Joe Biden, bill gates, Elon musk, Barack Obama, corporate accounts taxi service Uber and Apple. Each of the profiles appeared about the same writing: users were asked to transfer to a bitcoin Bank account the amount they promised to return twice the size.

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