SEC reveals how its Twitter account was hacked – and it’s rather embarrassing | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed more details surrounding the recent hack of its social media accounts, including some slightly embarassing details around how the attack was possible.

The SEC X account was hacked on January 10, with the single malicious act being a tweet announcing that it had allowed the use of Bitcoin Exchange Traded Funds (ETF). However, the announcement was deleted 20 minutes later and the SEC announced that its X account had been compromised.


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