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The expert commented on the hacking of Twitter accounts

The culprit of the attack on the microblogging service Twitter is not one person but a group of attackers, the number of compromised accounts could be much higher, said RIA Novosti Director of the Department of information technology of ESET Russia Ruslan Suleymanov.

In the night of Thursday, July 16, unknown persons placed similar ads with slight variations in the accounts of several celebrities, beginning with the founder of Tesla Elon musk. The number of victims of hacking have hit the candidate in presidents of the United States Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, billionaire bill gates and others. The authors promised to return sent to them within 30 minutes bitcoins in doubling the size. Founder and Chairman of Twitter, Jack Dorsey said after the incident that the company will provide information when she will have a full understanding of what happened.

According to Suleymanov, has been hacked a number of Twitter accounts, and we can assume that not cracked a single account, and the platform itself.

"There is a possibility that has been compromised far greater number of accounts. If you have a Twitter account, we recommend you to change your password and enable two-factor authentication", - he added.