Bitcoin scam promoted from hacked Twitter accounts July 16, 2020

from Business Matters· ·

Global business figures have had their Twitter accounts hacked - including Elon Musk and Apple - to tweet a Bitcoin scam; millions of are followers told to ignore it - we speak to tech expert Dan Ackerman to find out more. The Hajj pilgrimage starts at the end of this month, but this year, numbers have been cut from 2 million, to just 1000 pilgrims - the BBC's Faarea Masud speaks to tour operators and farmers whose businesses have gone bust as a result, and financiers from Saudi Arabia, to assess how the Kingdom is handling the challenge. Plus, we'll …



Global business figures have had their Twitter accounts hacked - including Elon Musk and Apple - to tweet a Bitcoin scam; millions of are followers told to ignore it - we speak to tech expert Dan Ackerman to find out more. The Hajj pilgrimage starts at the end of this month, but this year, numbers have been cut from 2 million, to just 1000 pilgrims - the BBC's Faarea Masud speaks to tour operators and farmers whose businesses have gone bust as a result, and financiers from Saudi Arabia, to assess how the Kingdom is handling the challenge. Plus, we'll hear how gyms and fitness centers are trying to survive post covid restrictions. Finally we look at what happens when disposing of Covid-19 waste in India, where rubbish collectors are complaining of being put at high risk due to the lack of a safe disposal system. We speak about all this with guests Ralph Silva, a writer and broadcaster in Toronto and Editor of National & Strategic Affairs at ThePrint, Jyoti Malhotra, who joins us from Delhi. (Image: A padlock appears next to the Twitter logo. Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)