White House Denies That Dutch Researcher Hacked Trump’s Twitter By Guessing The Password Was ‘Maga2020!’

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A Dutch security researcher claims that he managed to log in to the Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump by guessing his password which was “maga2020!,” a claim that the White House has denied and Twitter has doubted, stating it has proactively secured the high-profile, election-related accounts.

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The researcher, Victor Gevers, claims to have had access to Trump’s personal messages, could post tweets in his name, and even make changes to his profile, Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant reported.

After trying multiple password combinations Gevers managed to guess ‘maga2020!’ which he claims got him into the account.

Gevers claims that Trump’s account did not use a two-step verification process, where a user has to enter a second randomly generated code sent to his phone, something Twitter

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Ceremonial signing of the agreement between HBK Department of Projects and SMARTKAS B.V.
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