Security firm's social media account hacked by scammers

Google-owned Mandiant’s X account was taken over for 6 hours

John Leonard
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Security firm’s social media account hacked by scammers
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Security firm’s social media account hacked by scammers

The X account of Mandiant, the cybersecurity and threat intelligence company bought by Google in 2022, was taken over for 6 hours by a group of cryptocurrency scammers.

The account, which has more than 120,000 followers, was hijacked on Wednesday and used to impersonate Phantom, a cryptocurrency wallet popular with holders of the Ethereum and Solana currencies. ...

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