Twitter says 'no evidence' Trump's account was hacked with laughably bad password

Tech 22-10-2020 Mashable 24
Twitter says 'no evidence' Trump's account was hacked with laughably bad password

There is almost no medium on the face of the earth as powerful as President Donald Trump's Twitter account.

It's where he attacks his many perceived enemies, announces foreign policy decisions, hell, it's even where he fires people. It's believable the president would do anything from his Twitter account. If Trump wanted to start a war, it wouldn't be too shocking if we find out from Twitter. 

So, it's frankly scary — and darkly hilarious — that a hacker reportedly gained access to Trump's personal Twitter account by simply guessing the password "maga2020!" The account reportedly didn't even have two-factor authentication. That means all you needed to gain access to the account — say, if you were a bad actor — was that quite simple password.   Read more...

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