Major Twitter accounts hacked, attackers try to steal coronavirus data
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bitcoins, scammers targeted the Twitter accounts of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Kanye West, Barack Obama, and businesses including apple and Uber on Wednesday in what appeared to be part of a large scale hack.
Many high profile accounts were affected.
The tweets read something like this.
I'm doubling all payments sent to my Bitcoin address for the next 30 minutes you send $1,000 I'll send you back 2000.
Officials from the UK, US and Canada say that Russian hackers are carrying out cyber attacks against the healthcare and energy industries.
Attempts to steal information about Coronavirus vaccine efforts.
The government agencies say the attackers are the same group behind the attacks on the Democratic National Committee during the 2016 US presidential election.
The UK foreign secretary said it is completely unacceptable that the Russian intelligence services are targeting those working to combat the Coronavirus pandemic.
And finally, Verizon has been told to stop using two TV ads that make claims about the speed and availability of its 5G network.
The recommendation made by the US National advertising division on Wednesday came after AT&T complained Verizon was being potentially misleading about how fast its 5Gervice is and where it's available.
Verizon was recommended to stop making claims that 5G is quote, widely available in cities across the country and its services broadly and readily accessible in cities where it has been launched.
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