Trump’s Cybersecurity Advisor Rudy Giuliani Thinks His Twitter Was Hacked Because Someone Took Advantage of His Typo

Rudy Giuliani, who was named President Trump’s cybersecurity advisor last year, has demonstrated that he does not understand how Twitter works…or hyperlinks…or domain registration. Giuliani tweeted that Twitter had allowed someone to “invade” a tweet he sent, because that tweet linked to a website with the words “Donald J. Trump is a traitor to our country.”

However, the reason the text linked to the site was due to a typo in a hyperlink in Giuliani’s original tweet. Shortly after, an anonymous (and quick-thinking) user bought the domain erroneously referred to in the tweet.

Read more about this bizarre story on Motherboard.





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