Teen behind 2020 Twitter hack pleads guilty

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 10:00:27 +0000

The teen behind the Twitter hack of 2020 pleaded guilty to several charges as part of a deal in which he will serve three years in prison.

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Porn Clip Disrupts Virtual Court Hearing for Alleged Twitter Hacker

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 20:18:39 +0000

Perhaps fittingly, a Web-streamed court hearing for the 17-year-old alleged mastermind of the July 15 mass hack against Twitter was cut short this morning after mischief makers injected a pornographic video clip into the proceeding.

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Three Charged in July 15 Twitter Compromise

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 21:43:11 +0000

Three individuals have been charged for their alleged roles in the July 15 hack on Twitter, an incident that resulted in Twitter profiles for some of the world’s most recognizable celebrities, executives and public figures sending out tweets advertising a bitcoin scam. 

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