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Senators are urging the SEC to investigate how its X account was hacked.

After the SEC’s X account was hijacked to post the agency’s premature approval of Bitcoin ETFs, Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) are looking for answers — particularly, whether the SEC had 2FA turned on.

SEC’s failure to follow cybersecurity best practices is inexcusable, particularly given the agency’s new requirements for cybersecurity disclosure...  We urge you to investigate the agency’s practices related to the use of MFA, and in particular, phishing-resistant MFA, to identify any remaining security gaps that must be addressed.