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Breaking News: Authorities arrested a teenager suspected of masterminding the recent hack of 130 Twitter accounts, including those of Joe Biden and Elon Musk.

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Authorities arrested a teenager suspected of masterminding the recent hack of 130 Twitter accounts, including those of Joe Biden and Elon Musk.

Friday, July 31, 2020 3:19 PM EST

The hack began on July 15 as an effort to steal and sell unusual user names. It quickly escalated, as the hackers took over accounts belonging to cryptocurrency companies and celebrities. The scheme netted Bitcoin worth more than $180,000.

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