Twitter says ‘no indicators of account compromise’ after Maxine Waters claimed she was hacked
“I’ve been hacked and my Twitter account has been erased,” the California Democrat posted on Twitter to her greater than 1.5 million followers on Tuesday. “I do know who has finished this. I’ll deal with this. M Waters.”
A Twitter spokesperson declined to touch upon the specifics of the tweet however stated in a statement that “as is commonplace, we’ve open strains of communication together with her workplace and have labored with them to make sure the account is safe” and that “at the moment, we have recognized no indicators of account compromise.”
Waters was broadly mocked on Twitter, after the publish, by customers who identified that her tweets on the account had been nonetheless seen and that she was nonetheless capable of actively publish on the positioning.
“She tweets on her Twitter account which remains to be right here,” radio host and Fox Information contributor Tammy Bruce tweeted.
“It was the russians!” Washington Free Beacon government editor Brent Scher tweeted.
Waters’ workplace didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark from Fox Information.