top of page

Wall Street watchdog Twitter hacked by BItcoin scammers

The Twitter account of Wall Street’s top watchdog was taken over by Bitcoin scammers who pumped up its price with a fake message. The social media account of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was “compromised” on Tuesday evening, its chairman said, after a post claimed the regulator had approved a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The price of Bitcoin briefly jumped by 2pc to reach over $47,900 on the message before crashing back after SEC chairman Gary Gensler disavowed the message. The spoof message comes as the market eagerly awaits a decision from the SEC on whether to approve Bitcoin ETFs. Investment giants BlackRock and Fidelity are among the companies wanting to launch funds.


Check out the hashd app. It gives you important crypto news and updates in short, simple and easy to read slides. Amazing!


コメント


bottom of page