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UK man arrested in connection to 2020 Twitter hack that affected Apple

12 days ago   |   By iMore

What you need to know
The Spanish National Police has arrested UK citizen Joseph O'Connor.
O'Connor was arrested for playing a part in the 2020 hack of multiple high-profile Twitter accounts.
Apple was one of the accounts that were hacked at the time.
The Bitcoin hack resulting in over $100,000 being stolen.
Joseph O'Connor, a 22-year-old citizen of the United Kingdom, has been arrested in connection with the 2020 Twitter hack that impacted multiple high-profile accounts like Apple.
As reported by The Verge , the United States Department of Justice issued a press release announcing...
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Spain arrests 22yo Briton on foot of US request over bitcoin scam that compromised high-profile Twitter accounts

Spain arrests 22yo Briton on foot of US request over bitcoin scam that compromised high-profile Twitter accounts

12 days ago   |   By RT

Spain's National Police have arrested a UK citizen after the US requested their detention on multiple charges linked to a July 2020 hack that compromised over 130 Twitter accounts as part of a Bitcoin scam.
The US Justice Department announced on Wednesday that 22-year-old Joseph O'Connor has been detained in Estepona, Spain on multiple charges over the hacking. Some of the Twitter accounts reportedly compromised included ones belonging to US President Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama and Tesla founder Elon Musk.
O'Connor will be arraigned in the US District Court for the Northern...
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