Morning News Brief: Biggest twitter hack of all time, Iran’s executions and more

WION Web Team
NEW DELHIUpdated: Jul 16, 2020, 09:17 AM IST


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The official Twitter accounts of Apple, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and others were hijacked on Wednesday by scammers in a massive hack -- who according to cyber police were trying to dupe people into sending cryptocurrency bitcoin.

The internet access in Iran was disrupted on Wednesday after a social media campaign using Persian hashtag #do_not_execute was used 7.5 million times against the country's death penalty.

The family of George Floyd whose murder by a Minneapolis police sparked nationwide protests across the United States has sued the city for his death.