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

7 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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22-Year-Old UK Citizen Arrested for 2020 Twitter Hack Affecting Apple

22-Year-Old UK Citizen Arrested for 2020 Twitter Hack Affecting Apple

7 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

The United States Justice Department has continued pursuing those responsible for a 2020 Twitter hack that saw the accounts of high-profile companies and individuals hacked as part of a Bitcoin scam.
Several people have already been arrested and charged for the attack, and the DoJ today announced that 22-year-old Joseph O'Connor, aka "PlugWalkJoe," has also been arrested.
A UK citizen, O'Connor was apprehended by the Spanish National Police in Spain, and he has been charged with multiple crimes related to the hack as well as crimes related to cyberstalking and takeovers of TikTok and...
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