Twitter’s not buying what a Dutch man’s selling — that he hacked President Trump’s account by guessing a very simple password, which is lucky for him … legally speaking.
A representative for Twitter’s vehemently denying Victor Gevers, a Dutch security researcher, got into Trump’s Twitter account the previous week when he guessed POTUS’ password as “maga2020!” Twitter says, “We’ve seen no evidence to corroborate this claim, including from the article published in the Netherlands today.”
It should be noted … if Victor did, in fact, hack Trump’s account — giving him access to tweets and direct messages sent to and from the leader of the free globe — it’s a federal crime under the Pc Fraud and Abuse Act. That explicitly states it’s against the law to intentionally access social media accounts without proper authorization. See, huge no-no.
According to a TechCrunch report … Victor claims he notified Homeland Security’s cyber unit ……
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