Twitter CEO Account Hacked, Racist Tweets Shared!

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What came as a shock to the Twitter Users across the World is the hacking of CEO's Account and sharing of objectionable messages through it. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey received the shock of his life. His Account wasn't only hacked but also a series of racist messages were placed.

The Tweets placed by the Hacker include Racial Slurs, Support extended to Nazi Germany and Info about the bomb showed up around 2000 GMT. Twitter Spokesperson informed, 'We're aware that @jack was compromised and investigating what happened'.

Security Consultants stressed the need for carrying out Two Factor Authentication to avoid hacking. Every Twitter User should enable Two Factor Authentication, Set Unique Password and Cross Check what Apps are linked to the Account.

Jack Dorseys Account might have been hacked through a third party called Cloudhopper. A decade ago, Twitter acquired Cloudhopper and it had access to Jack's handle. Cloudhopper facilitates sending of Tweets on phone via SMS.

Twitter Users are worried about the possibility of hacking. If the CEO's handle can't be protected, What about the crores of Users?


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