Donald Trump Jr.’s Social Media Account Hacked; False Reports of Donald Trump’s Death Shared

Washington, PTI – Recent reports have surfaced regarding a security breach involving the social media platform X (formerly Twitter) account of Donald Trump Jr., the son of former U.S. President Donald Trump. This incident highlights concerns about online security and the dissemination of misleading information.

Hacking of Trump Jr.’s Account

During this breach, unauthorized individuals gained access to Donald Trump Jr.’s account, leading to the posting of a false announcement. The post falsely reported the passing of his father, Donald Trump, the former American President. The misleading message read, “I am saddened to inform you that my father, Donald Trump, has passed away. Therefore, I will be running for the 2024 U.S. Presidential elections.”

Details of the Misleading Post

The incident unfolded at approximately 8 AM on Wednesday when Donald Trump Jr.’s account was compromised. Shortly thereafter, the aforementioned post was shared, conveying the inaccurate news of Donald Trump’s alleged demise and implying an intention to run for the 2024 U.S. Presidential elections.

Donald Trump’s Response to the Reports

In response to these reports, former President Donald Trump swiftly dismissed the unfounded rumors of his death, categorizing them as baseless on Truth Social. Notably, several controversial posts were made through Donald Trump Jr.’s account during the breach. However, these posts were promptly removed, and Donald Trump Jr.’s X account was reinstated.

The security breach of Trump Jr.’s account underscores the importance of enhancing online security measures to safeguard against such incidents. It also raises pertinent questions about how social media platforms can prevent and address these breaches in the future.

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