Yes, you got it right. Kim Kardashian, Elon Musk, and many other celebrities are suffering from Wednesday, the day when their twitter accounts were hacked on July 15, when they were trying to steal Bitcoin Funds.
Kim Kardashian is a Famous American media personality. Kim Kardashian is such an all-rounder superwoman as she is a model, actress, stylist, and businesswoman at the same time. She got fame after doing sex tape in 2002.
Kim Kardashian tweeted last at 06:05 p.m,
“Feeling nice! All BTC sent to my will be sent back doubled, enjoy.”
That has been deleted then.
According to The Washington Post
After this, the same pirated tweet of Kim Kardashian has been noticed on the profile of other famous personalities like Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Kanye West, and Bill gates also on the same day continuously. This thing is spreading all around just because of one fake promise of giving bitcoin Currency to those people who forward cryptocurrency to a specific bitcoin address, all this report according to The Washington Post.
Now that deleted post has been seen on the profile of other celebrities.
On Elon Musk Profile
You can see on Musk profile having the following update
“Feeling grateful, doubling all payments sent to my BTC address! You send $1,000, I send Back $2,000! Only doing this for the next 30 minutes.”
Other high profile accounts also became a victim to this nonsense behavior of giving double money in exchange.
One of an Uber post, you can see,
“Due to Covid-19, we are giving back over $10,000,000 in Bitcoins! All payments sent to our address below will be sent back doubled,”
The company after this post sent a confirmation message that this account has also been hacked by some unknown hackers.
Action of Twitter
After all, this happened, twitter decided to block all blue checkmarks accounts so that they remain on the safer side until that issue is removed completely.
Twitter support posted publicly on social media
“We are aware of a security incident impacting accounts on Twitter, we are investigating and taking steps to fix it. We will update everyone shortly.”
Instructions to users
The company said that the users will not be able to tweet anything and reset or change their password settings until that problem is completely resolved by our staff.
Message from the support team
“We are continuing to limit the ability to Tweet, reset your password, and some other accounts functionalities while we look into this. Thanks for your patience,”
Bitcoin investor said
Bitcoin Investor, Cameron Winklevoss himself warned his followers not to take part in this shameful act. He wrote
“This is a SCAM, DO NOT participate! This is the same attack/takeover that other major crypto twitter accounts are experiencing. Be vigilant! The situation is ongoing.”
According to CNN business
The FBI is investigating the matter and will resolve it soon. The hackers are not found yet involved in this illegal act.