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12:45  26 october  2020
12:45  26 october  2020 Source:   clubic.com

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  Le compte Twitter de Trump piraté avec le mot de passe © Provided by Clubic

A few days now before the American presidential election, a cyber-security expert has managed to penetrate President Donald Trump's Twitter account.

It took only a few tries for Victor Gevers to connect to the POTUS account.

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While he recently declared that no one was being "hacked", Donald Trump was pinned down by a Dutch security expert. Victor Gevers thus managed to take control of the (very active) Twitter account of the American president.

After only a few tries, Victor Gevers managed to guess the password used by Donald Trump, namely: maga2020! acronym for Make America Great Again (MAGA), Trump's campaign slogan.

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DONALD Trump ' s Twitter account was allegedly hacked by a researcher who claimed he guessed his " maga 2020 !" password . The organization made the public aware of massive online breaches they had identified which compromised over 600,000 owners of the sites.

When a massive Twitter hack saw multiple high-profile accounts – including those of Kanye West He simply guessed the password : “ maga 2020 !” Apparently, Gevers ended up landing on the correct password – which is based on the Make America Great Again slogan popularised in Trump ’ s 2016

Twitter tweet A too simple password, and no double authentication

The Dutch researcher was (fortunately) not ill-intentioned, and quickly alerted the American authorities to denounce the lack of security of Donald Trump's account.

In addition to a fairly simple password, the latter had not thought of activating double authentication, a parameter that is very widespread today, and which considerably boosts the security of an account, via a second essential validation, generally by smartphone.

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Remember that a few years ago, Donald Trump's password was "yourefired", the emblematic phrase pronounced by the future president, when he participated in the The Apprentice TV show.

The prognosis is open: how long will it take for the new password used by the American president to connect to his Twitter account to be found?

Source: Neowin

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