Mastermind Behind Twitter 2020 Hack Pleads Guilty and Faces up to 70 Years in Prison

10 May 2023
Joseph James O'Connor, who also went by the online alias PlugwalkJoe, admitted to "his role in cyberstalking and multiple schemes that involve computer hacking, including the July 2020 hack of Twitter," the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) said.