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Twitter says “spear phishing attack” was the cause of its big bitcoin scam

Twitter has provided yet another update to its unprecedented July 15 attack, which allowed hackers to tweet from the accounts of many high-profile users, including Barack Obama, Kanye West, and Apple. According to their blog post and a series of tweets As the company released Thursday night, some employees were targeted in a "phishing phone attack." Twitter doesn't say exactly what that means, but The edge It suggests that it indicates that hackers called Twitter employees posing as colleagues or members of the company's security team and made them reveal the credentials necessary to access internal systems.The July 15, 2020 attack targeted a small number of employees through a phishing spear phone attack. This attack was ba...