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British Army's Twitter and YouTube accounts hacked to promote cryptocurrency scams

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British Army's Twitter and YouTube accounts hacked to promote cryptocurrency scams

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A hacker, or hackers, compromised the social media accounts of the British Army to push people toward cryptocurrency scams.

In 2020, the Twitter accounts of Musk, President Joe Biden and numerous others were taken over to swindle their followers of bitcoin.

The army's Twitter and YouTube profiles were taken over by the hacker, or hackers — the identity of whom is not yet known — on Sunday.


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Published On: 2022-07-04, 10:03:50

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