Twitter Hack Exposes Frailty of Centralized Social Media Platforms

On July 15, 2020, a massive hack described as "a coordinated social engineering attack" by Twitter targeted multiple high-profile users, including Tesla's Elon Musk, investor Warren Buffet, Amazon's Jeff Bezos and many others. The attack prompted Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to say that it was a tough day for the social media platform. https://twitter.com/jack/status/1283594553618911232?s=19 The hack which targeted crypto users suggests that scammers managed to either find a severe security loophole in Twitter's login recovery process or that they somehow…