Swedes on Monday woke up to the news that the Twitter account of the country’s largest political party and the party currently holding the premiership, the Social Democrats, had been taken over by a hacker who used the short-lived opportunity to publish fake bitcoin news, according to Sveriges Television AB. Among other things the hijacked Twitter account declared that bitcoin had become Sweden’s national currency: We have abolished the Swedish krona and replaced it with Bitcoin, time to buy! The name of the Twitter account was also changed from Socialdemokraterna to ‘Bitcoin Democrats’. The hackers also went a step further

The post Hackers Hijack Twitter of Sweden’s Ruling Political Party for Some Bitcoin Mischief appeared first on CCN

You may be interested

Donald Trump
shares8 views

If Trump Repeals Obamacare, He Owes US Taxpayers a $2 Trillion Refund

Brian Evans - Apr 21, 2019

By CCN: President Donald Trump’s Justice Department recently recommended that a federal appeals court strike down all of Obamacare. A petition has been filed with the U.S.…

shares10 views

Craig Wright Continues to Chase His Critics as Major Crypto Platforms Boycott His Cryptocurrency, BSV

Brian Evans - Apr 20, 2019

BSV has taken a massive slap from major market participants, but its founder, Craig Wright, continues his war against online critics, serving them with 100,000-British pound claims…

Alt coins
shares11 views

Tether Continues to Court Controversy as More Questions Emerge About Its Solvency

Brian Evans - Apr 20, 2019

The increasing public interest in cryptocurrency is drawing greater attention to stablecoins, and their potential to reduce the volatility that has come to define market values. Tether…

Most from this category

shares11 views

MonaCoin Price Pump Yields a 40% Gain

Brian Evans - Apr 20, 2019
shares11 views
%d bloggers like this: