Verge, a cryptocoin that claims “advanced privacy as a choice”, had its Twitter account hacked. The attacker attempted to scam them out of verge (XVG) coins. By the time the account had been restored, the price of XVG had fallen in value. This is reported by Coindesk.
After team managed to get the account back, they blamed the AT&T, said the that compnay managed to get "socially engineered".
After the hack, account posted this:
It is impossible to check were the coins stolen. The Verge community quickly suggested that the attacker acted because they had felt “threatened” by the altcoin’s ascendancy. They also blamed Twitter for the hack.
This is situation had huge negative effect onto Verge's price.
Verge Price Chart
At the moment of press, these are the main XVG market parameters:
- Average price: $0,028972
- Market cap: $426 211 822 USD
- 24h Volume: $9 253 360 USD