BREAKING: Twitter addresses Bitcoin giveaway scam epidemic after Target hack

BREAKING: Twitter addresses Bitcoin giveaway scam epidemic after Target hack

Following a series of cryptocurrency-related hackings on high-profile accounts (including retail giant Target and some politicians), Twitter has finally addressed the Bitcoin giveaway scam epidemic on its platform. In an email to Hard Fork, a spokesperson for Twitter confirmed – that in addition to Target’s profile – a number of accounts had been hacked to promote Bitcoin scams. The spokesperson added Twitter has been in touch with Target with regards to the incident (as also corroborated by the retailer). “We’ve been in close contact with Target this morning and can also confirm that their account was inappropriately accessed for approximately…

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