It became known as hackers broke into the Twitter
Hackers hacked a few accounts of American celebrity on the social network Twitter has been infiltrated in the internal system of the company using credentials of several employees, the Corporation said.
The company says that hackers managed to influence a small number of employees and "use their credentials for access to internal Twitter systems, including through two factor authentication". At the moment, the company reported that hackers have gained access to the "internal tools only available to internal help Desk" to get into the 130 accounts. For 45 of them hackers managed "to initiate the password change, login and send a few tweets".
In addition, at least eight accounts, the hackers used a special function of Twitter and downloaded the information about these accounts. According to the company, with the help of this feature, account holders can obtain information about the history and activities of an account. The company is trying to contact the owners of these accounts.
Earlier it was reported that unknown persons broke into the accounts of several U.S. celebrities. Among the victims of the burglary were former Vice-President of the USA Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX Elon Musk, billionaires bill gates, Michael Bloomberg and Warren Buffett, the head of Amazon Jeff Bezos, rapper Kanye West, Apple, Uber and others. The authors in the hacked accounts, promised to return sent to them within 30 minutes bitcoins in doubling the size. Support Twitter reported that the hacker attacks were approximately 130 accounts. An investigation into the hacking started the FBI.
According to the newspaper the New York Times, the attack on Twitter was a group of young people from the US and the UK, which communicated with each other in the messenger shell. According to the newspaper, it was led by one nick Kirk, who claimed that working in the social network and has internal access to user accounts.