Hijacked Twitter Accounts Used To Advertise Face Masks

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Mar 27, 2020 02:34 am PST

Accounts pushed hundreds of tweets advertising a sketchy mask website on Tuesday, according to Vice. Hackers have taken over a wave of Twitter accounts to aggressively advertise a website that claims to be selling face masks and toilet paper during the coronavirus pandemic. The news highlights the sorts of unusual steps those trying to make a profit during the pandemic are taking. Over recent days, the number of tweets linking to the website has risen into the hundreds.