Mwango Capital's Twitter Account Hacked, Promotes Cryptocurrency
Mwango Capital, a financial research organization in East Africa, had its Twitter account hacked late last night. The hackers changed the account's name and bio, and began tweeting about a cryptocurrency called Sushi. They also removed the account's profile picture.
Mwango Capital's Twitter account has over 90,000 followers. The hackers may have targeted the account because of its large following. They may have also been hoping to take advantage of the account's reputation as a financial research organization.
This is not the first time that Mwango Capital's Twitter account has been hacked. In April, the account was hacked and used to promote a different cryptocurrency.
Kenyans on Twitter have been posting their concerns about the hack. Some have urged users to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) to protect their accounts. 2FA adds an extra layer of security to an account by requiring users to enter a code from their phone in addition to their password.
Mwango Capital has not yet said how the hackers were able to gain access to their account. However, they have said that they are working to regain control of the account.
In the meantime, users should be careful about clicking on any links or following any instructions that they receive from the hacked account. They should also enable 2FA on their Twitter accounts to protect themselves from future hacks.
Here are some additional tips for protecting your Twitter account from being hacked:
- Use a strong password that is unique to Twitter.
- Do not reuse passwords across multiple websites.
- Enable 2FA.
- Be careful about clicking on links or following instructions that you receive from unknown senders.
- Report any suspicious activity to Twitter immediately.