Scheme of mass hacking of celebrities on Twitter revealed

(ORDO NEWS) — A recent attack on Twitter was behind a group of young people from the US and the UK who spoke to each other on the Discord messenger, reported by The New York Times.

The journalists of the publication managed to find out that one of the hackers works on Twitter and has internal access to user accounts.

The break-in participants met shortly before the operation. In the center of the whole scheme was a user under the nickname Kirk, who is an employee of the social network, it was he who withdrawn funds from the wallet where the scammers asked to transfer bitcoins.

Kirk was also engaged in direct hacking of the stars’ accounts, who, some time after the completion of the operation, stopped responding to his accomplices.

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