delete
@N Twitter Extortion Attack: GoDaddy Admits Hacker’s Social Engineering Led It To Grant Account Access

@N Twitter Extortion Attack: GoDaddy Adm...

There’s been a recent story circling the web regarding an extortion scheme engineered by a hacker against the owner of a highly sought after Twitter hande @N; a Twitter handle that has gotten its owner, Naoki Hiroshima, offerings of as much as $50,000. Hiroshima originally wrote a post on Medium that described the attack in great detail, leading to the eventual conclusion that a hacker had extorted him for control of the handle by taking control of his GoDaddy account. The hacker claims to have accomplished this via social engineering on phone calls to PayPal to...