After a massive Twitter Hack: 17-Year-old in the U.S., was detained

About two weeks after a massive Hacker attack on Twitter accounts of Celebrities, police in the US has taken the state of Florida, a 17-Year-old as the main sus

After a massive Twitter Hack: 17-Year-old in the U.S., was detained

About two weeks after a massive Hacker attack on Twitter accounts of Celebrities, police in the US has taken the state of Florida, a 17-Year-old as the main suspects. Against the "mastermind" of the Hacks 30 charge points, said Prosecutor Andrew Warren in Tampa. Graham, Ivan C. was treated by the judiciary in view of the Severity of the Offense as an adult, so him a longer sentence could threaten, he said.

In the example, free Twitter Hack the accounts of numerous celebrity had been captured enter, including the former US-President Barack Obama, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and Tesla chief Elon Musk. Also commercial Accounts, such as Apple, have been hacked. The account called user in a tweet to send crypto-currency Bitcoin to a specific account - which is connected with the promise, the amount double to repay. More than 100,000 US dollars, came together, according to the investigators.

17-Year-old offered no resistance

according to experts, a more sophisticated Hack - for example, through a targeted call for donations or a political message can cause much greater damage than the obvious suspect Bitcoin call.

The Prosecutor did not want to speak first, with a view to the ongoing investigation to the question of whether the 17-Year-old acted alone. He had made at the time of arrest in his apartment in Tampa, in which he had lived alone, no resistance, said Warren.

a suspect wanted to steal money

The access to justice was the result of cooperation with the Federal police, the FBI and other authorities, said Warren. The target of the hack was to steal money from many Americans, which is why the Suspect accountable'm being pulled, he said.

Twitter had declared after the for the company is very embarrassing Hack, some of the employees had been manipulated "" and the attackers may have had with their Login information and access to internal systems of the company provide. In the case of the attack of 130 Accounts had been affected.

Twitter said on Friday that the company was the rapid approach of the judiciary grateful and will continue to cooperate with the investigation.

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Updated Date: 02 August 2020, 14:26

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