“Can you hack my Twitter? Pleaseee!”

The SophosLabs YouTube channel just received a plea for help.

Can you hack my Twitter?

HELP ME PLEASE not spam
To:SophosLabs

Hey!!! i love your videos,but can you help me something? can you hack my twitter and get it back? i got hacked i swear i remember my password pleaseee help me my twitter is @[REDACTED] thank u and keep doing video live it <3 thanks x

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It’s very nice that this user likes our videos, but I don’t think it’s likely we’ll be hacking any Twitter accounts anytime soon..

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Graham Cluley is an award-winning keynote speaker who has given presentations around the world about cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. A veteran of the computer security industry since the early 1990s, he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows, makes regular media appearances, and is the co-host of the popular "Smashing Security" podcast. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, or drop him an email.

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