30 Dec '17, 3am

My interview about my hack

The founder of the McAfee computer security software company had his Twitter account, where he regularly tweets tips on prospective cryptocurrencies, compromised Thursday by an unidentified perpetrator. The hacker immediately seized the opportunity to promote lesser-known digital currencies. While the recommendations were clearly not in McAfee’s style, the cryptocurrencies in question briefly surged before dropping again. Read more Cybersecurity guru McAfee claims his Twitter account hacked to promote alternate cryptocurrencies McAfee told RT there was effectively nothing he could have done to protect the account from the type of hack he fell victim to, as it was orchestrated though his carrier company, AT&T, the largest in the US. “What happened is brand new to me. They managed to hack AT&T to move my phone number to another phone,” and then sent a bogus request for a Twi...

Full article: https://www.rt.com/news/414604-mcafee-hacking-cryptocurre...

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