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Teen fools around the world

As 45 of some of the world's most popular Twitter accounts the other day was hacked, it was neither the russians or the north Korean hackers who were behind.

According to the us authorities to be 'the brain' behind the attack instead, during the warm climes of Florida.

Here you have just arrested the 17-year-old Graham Ivan Clark - aka Kirk#5270 - which will now be prosecuted as an adult.

How it looked on Apple's hacked accounts, as the 17-year-old from Florida, according to the police took over and abused to commit financial crime.

See also: Twitter hackers may have cheated people over the 100,000 dollar


Along with two other suspects, also young men, succeeded the supposedly Graham to penetrate into the heart of twitter's computer systems with a mundane trick.

He and medgerningsmændene called, quite simply, to key employees at Twitter, and released to be a part of the company's helpdesk.

On the way, lured the three important codes out of one or more employees, then they could go ahead and send fake messages from accounts associated, among other presidential candidate Joe Biden, Apple, and Elon Musk.

Above you can see the prosecutor in the case, tell more about how you found 17-year-old Graham Ivan Clark. Video: Executive Office for United States Attorneys

See also: Obama and Musk are among the victims in the big Twitter-hack


however, There was nothing banal about the messages that invited the celebrities millions of followers to send a sum of bitcoins to a bitcoinadresse.

It came with the promise that if they sent, for example, 1000 dollars, they would receive 2000 dollars in return.

It was of course a lie, as the organizers kept the more than 100,000 dollars, it managed to get naive users to send.

Graham Ivan Clark is not unfamiliar with how to handle the anonymous digital currency. As late as april of this year, the Secret Service in the UNITED states more than 700,000 dollars in bitcoins from him.

It is unknown why the many money at that time should be seized.

More about history

The Verge: How did he

the New York Times: He is the brain behind the

Wired: How they were caught.

See also: Hackers went to target celebrity Twitter accounts


in Addition to Graham Ivan Clark is also a 22-year-old Nima Fazeli - aka 'Rolex' - which also comes from Florida, was arrested.

at the same time, the UNITED states has asked the uk authorities to find and arrest Mason John Sheppard - aka 'Chaewon' - at 19 years of age, who is a british citizen.

Both are suspected to have helped Graham with both the conduct of hackingen of Twitter and the subsequent sale of the data and money of the many money.

Graham Ivan Clark is expected later in the day to be brought promptly before a judge. It is not known how he stands to the many accusations.

All three risk now year-long jail sentences and heavy fines if they are found guilty.

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