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What You Need To Know About the Twitter Attack

On Wednesday, Twitter experienced a massive “coordinated social engineering attack.” The accounts of multiple high profile users including, tech titans, celebrities, Joe Biden, and Barack Obama, were temporarily taken over with scam bitcoin messages. To stop the bleed, Twitter made it so that no verified user (myself included) could tweet for a few hours, taking every verified news account offline as part of…




Ctrl Alt-Right Delete is a newsletter devoted to covering the rise of far-right extremism, white nationalism disinformation, and online toxicity. It is written and edited by Melissa Ryan and is a product of CARD Strategies.

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Melissa Ryan

Melissa Ryan

Politics + technology. Author of Ctrl Alt Right Delete newsletter. Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/c74Vva. Coffee drinker. Kentucky basketball fan.

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