Notable billionaire cum Celebrities in the US has loose their Twitter account to hackers on Twitter in an Apparent Bitcoin scam.
The official account of Barrack Obama,Joe Biden and Kanye West also requested donations in Cyptocurrency.
A Tweet on Mr Gates account reads;
“Everyone is asking me to give back. You send $1,000, I send you back $2,000.”
Twitter said it was a “co-ordinated” attack targeting its employees “with access to internal systems and tools”.
“We know they [the hackers] used this access to take control of many highly-visible (including verified) accounts and Tweet on their behalf,” the company said in a series of tweets.
It added that “significant steps” were taken to limit access to such internal systems and tools while the company’s investigation was ongoing.
Meanwhile, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey tweeted : “Tough day for us at Twitter. We all feel terrible this happened.”
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