SEC's X account hacked in embarrassing security lapse

Propagated fake news about bitcoin

John Leonard
clock • 2 min read
 SEC's X account hacked in embarrassing security lapse
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SEC's X account hacked in embarrassing security lapse

The US Securities and Exchange Commission suffered an embarrassing security lapse on Tuesday when its official X account was hacked.

The hacker posted a fake announcement that the SEC had approved Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The SEC has been considering approving ETFs as an alternative way for investors to purchase ...

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