Graham Ivan Clark, a 17-year-old teen, has been arrested and charged with 30 felony counts in connection with the Twitter hack. He reaped more than $100,000 in Bitcoin in just one day.
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According to former employees, more than a thousand people had access to internal tools that could hand control of Twitter accounts to others. This includes the firm's employees and contractors.
The social media website has responded to last night's hack stating that the attack was socially engineered and targeted some Twitter employees with access to internal tools and systems.
Twitter accounts of prominent personalities and Bitcoin exchange companies were compromised earlier today. The hackers linked to a phishing website that siphoned off close to $25,000 already.