[–] skullfuku 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

didn't read because twatter is probably lying to save face. someone bribed one or more employees.

[–] saltine [S] 0 points 1 point (+1|-0) ago 

I don't know. That website has several other related stories, like hijacking of OG account @6 and a fired employee spying for Saudi Arabia. None of them bring up the censorship questions brought up by view of the control panel.

[–] derram ago 

https://archive.ph/wip/weoUa :

2020-07-31 | Twitter reveals exactly how bitcoin scammers hacked Elon Musk's, Kim Kardashian's accounts

'We will be slower to respond to account support needs, reported Tweets, and applications to our developer platform," said Twitter. '

'In addition to sharing information about the hack, Twitter emphasised its security measures, stating that it is examining how it can make them "even more sophisticated."'

'This knowledge then enabled them to target additional employees who did have access to our account support tools. '

'"A successful attack required the attackers to obtain access to both our internal network as well as specific employee credentials that granted them access to our internal support tools. ', "On July 15, hackers posted tweets from several prominent, verified Twitter users' accounts, falsely claiming that any bitcoin sent to a certain address would be paid back in double."

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