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Crypto scammers take over the trump campaign website claiming they know the “truth“

Crypto scammers take over the trump campaign website claiming they know the “truth“

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  • Eyes from all over the world are fixated on the United States presidential election that will take place next week.
  • The two candidates up for the White House position, Donald Trump and Joe Biden have had their debates and the people have their say in a week's time.

Eyes from all over the world are fixated on the United States presidential election that will take place next week. The two candidates up for the White House position, Donald Trump and Joe Biden have had their debates and the people have their say in a week's time.

But as the election is just around the corner, the re-election campaign website for Donald Trump was briefly defaced this week.

Hackers were able to replace the branding of the Donald Trump website with a spoof message from the FBI saying “this site has been seized“.

The attackers, unknown, have claimed to obtain a “strictly classified“ bit of information and encourage people to vote on whether they want the data to be released or not using payments to 2 Monero wallets. The individuals in question also added that it is “time to allow the world to know the truth“.

The attack was confirmed by Tim Murtaugh on Twitter who said the following:

Funnily enough, the president actually claimed that “nobody gets hacked“ just before a Dutch researcher claimed to have “guessed“ the password to Trump’s Twitter account that went viral on social media.

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