Oops! Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Account Hacked.
Yes, you heard right.
Hackers group posted offensive tweets with @Jack tweets.
It takes around 20 minutes to remove hacked tweets.
Twitter responds and release the statement after 90 minutes.
If Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account can be hacked then how it users can think about the Twitter account security?
At pacific time 12:44 PM Jack Dorsey Twitter handle @jack publishing a tweets series from the hackers.
According to Twitter, the officials confirmed the account was recovered within 30 minutes, and saying that it had found no indication that Twitter systems have been compromised.
We’re aware that @jack was compromised and investigating what happened.
— Twitter Comms (@TwitterComms) August 30, 2019
“The phone number associated with the account was compromised due to a security oversight by the mobile provider. This allowed an unauthorized person to compose and send tweets via text message from the phone number. That issue is now resolved.” said Twitter.
Who Hacked Jack Account?
A hacker group called “Chuckling Squad”, the same hackers who had hacked the celebrities including James Charles and Shane Dawson.
Researchers said that the @jack account might be hacked through third party service called Cloudhopper, which Twitter bought about 10 years ago. Cloudhopper enables users to send tweets on their Phones with SMS service.
It is not the first time that Jack Dorsey Twitter account hacked. Earlier in 2016, Our Mine Hackers group hacked his account and posted a tweet with “Testing your Security”.