Twitter reported that approximately 130 accounts have been compromised in the huge hack that has sent scrambling to the social media business and now has the Federal Bureau 's attention.Twitter reported that the huge hack that sent scrambling to the social media business has compromised approximately 130 accounts, and now has the attention of the Federal Bureau.

The social media company at the time said in a statement that attackers "successfully compromised some of our employees with access to internal systems and software," and indefinitely stopped all verified Twitter accounts from posting.The company released further information about the extent of the cyber attacks in an update on Thursday evening, saying about 130 accounts were targeted and for a "small subset" of those accounts, "the attackers were able to gain control of the accounts and then submit Tweets from those accounts."