From Graham Cluley – SEC’s Twitter account hacked to say Bitcoin ETFs approved. Politicians and lawyers demand investigation into security breach

The official Twitter account of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was hacked yesterday, with scammers posting an unauthorised message to its 660,000+ followers.

The false message – which has since been deleted – claimed that the SEC had approved the listing and trading of spot bitcoin ETFs, and caused the market price of Bitcoin to immediately jump to nearly US $48,000.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog. Read More  

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