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3 charged over high-profile Twitter hack, Bitcoin scamTwo teenagers and a 22-year-old were charged Friday with the hacking of high-profile Twitter accounts belonging to prominent U.S. figures including former President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in an alleged bitcoin scam, U.S. authorities said. The...
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That much publicized hack of prominent Twitter accounts with a link to a Bitcoin scam, appears to have started with phone calls. Veuer’s Justin Kircher explains.

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