Fraud investigation FBI of the United States.
Message asking for the donation of bitcoins appeared in the accounts of the owners Corporation Tesla’s Elon musk, Microsoft’s bill gates, former President of the United States Barack Obama, former Vice President of the USA Joseph Biden.
The message contained the address of the same bitcoin wallet. The authors promised to return bitcoins after half an hour in a double size.
For a few hours at the specified address, users had to transfer $112 thousand currently, a fraud investigation FBI of the United States.
This cyber attack is one of the largest in history, said on Twitter. Now the social network is constrained.
“We continue to restrict the ability to write messages, change password and some other account functions until we study the situation. Thank you for your patience,” the company said.
Earlier, the hackers gained access to personal data of nine million customers by the British airline EasyJet. Hackers have obtained the e-mail address and data about travelling of company clients, as well as were disclosed credit card information of more than 2200 clients.