Tweets from Congress below taken from 4PIA Pulse
Rep. Frank Pallone Jr.  | 04:13 pm
Rep. Mark Walker  | 08:21 am
Beyond a bitcoin scam, this raises questions about how hackers could take over verified accounts. A future hack could influence elections and sow further division in the country. @Twitter must implement safeguards to protect consumers and our democracy.
As U.S. scientists doctors are working to develop a coronavirus vaccine, Russian hackers are aiming to steal our research. We must work to strengthen our cybersecurity infrastructure against future attacks hold Russia accountable for any involvement.
Sen. Mazie Hirono  | 01:13 pm
Rep. Kevin McCarthy  | 03:13 pm
The spread of disinformation in the lead up to the 2020 election puts our democracy at risk. After yesterdays hack, @Twitter and other social media companies must step up their games, secure their platforms, and remove all false and inauthentic content.
Moscow’s continued malicious actions to weaken our pandemic response must not go unchecked. In the coming days, I will be introducing legislation to ensure these Russian hackers are held accountable.
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi  | 00:13 pm
Sen. Roger Wicker  | 11:13 am
Cozy Bear is one of two hacking groups linked to Russian intelligence that is believed to have accessed the Democratic National Committee’s internal systems in the lead-up to the 2016 US election
Yesterdays widespread hack of numerous prominent Twitter accounts is of great concern to the Commerce Committee. Today @SenatorWicker sent a letter to @jack addressing his concerns about this incident.
Sen. Ron Wyden  | 10:13 am
Rep. Jack Bergman  | 08:13 am
While its still not clear if the hackers gained access to Twitter DMs, this is a vulnerability that has lasted for far too long and isn’t present in other competing platforms. If hackers gained access to users’ DMs, this breach could have a breathtaking impact for years to come.
China is exploiting the coronavirus crisis it created. With over 60 bipartisan cosponsors, the HACT Act is building momentum as the most viable means of addressing the epidemic of foreign-sponsored hacking of Americans.

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