Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become the latest victim of a Twitter hack undertaken to trick social media users into sending crypto to the attackers.
The 17-year-old charged with being the mastermind behind July’s Twitter hack has pleaded not guilty; the defense says bail posted is “grossly inappropriate” to the amount of money stolen.
A Florida teenager suspected of spearheading the massive Twitter hack and subsequent high-profile bitcoin scam is in custody.
Last week’s Twitter hack, which downed a key CoinDesk channel for seven days, showed how news groups are overly dependent on social media.
Last week’s Twitter hack was a shock to the company. It shouldn’t have been. Scams have been growing more sophisticated for years.
Yes, the Twitter hack was basically a giant bitcoin scam. But the fallout is showing the world the strengths of cryptocurrency and decentralization.
According to the crypto analytics firm, 2.89 bitcoin associated with Wednesday’s security breach was moved to a Wasabi wallet late last night.
This week’s Twitter hack won’t make it easier for the crypto industry to win friends in Washington D.C., with possible implications for DeFi and more. How we talk about events like this matters.
Binance will consolidate its bitcoin mining, ConsenSys is accused of intellectual property theft and Wonder Woman’s illustrator will sell art on Ethereum.
Is the Twitter hack a watershed moment to decentralized social media? Does it reinforce negative stereotypes of Bitcoin only being used in crime? CoinDesk asked crypto luminaries to see what they think.