‘Embarrassed, disappointed’ Twitter says last week’s hack hit 130 accounts

Company says for up to eight accounts attackers also downloaded information through the Your Twitter Data tool

Current Affairs : Twitter says the hack that undermined the records of a portion of its most prominent clients focused on 130 individuals. The programmers had the option to reset the passwords of 45 of those records.

The San Francisco-based organization said in a blog entry Saturday that for up to eight of these records the assailants additionally downloaded the record’s data through the Your Twitter Data device.

None of the eight were confirmed records, Twitter stated, including that it is reaching the proprietors of the influenced accounts.

We’re humiliated, we’re frustrated, and more than anything, we’re grieved. We realize that we should work to recover your trust, and we will bolster all endeavors to carry the culprits to equity, Twitter said in the blog entry.

The July 17 assault broke into the Twitter records of world pioneers, VIPs and tech magnates in one of the most prominent security breaks lately.

The aggressors conveyed tweets from the records of the open figures, offering to send $2,000 for each $1,000 sent to an unknown Bitcoin address.

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