Hashtag Trending – Twitter hack fallout; Apple wins tax fight; A day 4 update from the DTAwards

The story around Twitter’s massive breach continues to develop, A European Union court sides with Apple in a battle over unpaid taxes, and one last recap from ITWC’s virtual Digital Transformation Week event.

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Well, That escalated quickly. We went from a few odd posts from Bill Gates and Elon Musk to what is likely the most catastrophic security breach in Twitter’s history. Here’s what we know:

-dozens of high profile Twitter accounts (as far as we can tell, they were all verified accounts) were compromised in one of the most widespread hacks the platform has ever seen. Strangely, the attack promoted a bitcoin scam that as of right now, has helped the hacker(s) rack up more than $200,000.