Singer Taylor Swift has had her Twitter and Instagram accounts hacked, but laughed off claims that the hackers will release nude photographs of her.
Twitter has announced the release of its Digits password alternative for websites, reports ZDNet.
The Syrian Electronic Army strikes again. Are you using two-factor authentication? You should be.
Twitter and YouTube accounts run by the US military’s Central Command are hijacked by hackers claiming to back Islamic State.
Technology might evolve, but cyber gangs rely on tried-and-tested tactics. With a bit of care and attention, it’s easy to sort the genuine bargains from the too-good-to-be-true fakes.
Popular microblogging platform Twitter is taking bold steps to try and put an end to the password as we know it, according to Sky News.
Sony’s PlayStation Network was back online and the information of its 53 million users safe, despite a weekend-long cyber attack, and a reported bomb threat which caused the diversion of a flight carrying a Sony executive.
One of England’s greatest-ever cricketers, Sir Ian Botham, appeared to have been the victim of a Twitter hack yesterday as an obscene picture unexpectedly appeared on the sportsman’s feed.
There may be red faces in Red Square, after Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev had his Twitter account hacked.
As the World Cup heads into its third week, there’s a new phishing scam to be aware of. EA Games’ FIFA 14 Ultimate Team has been targeted – not for the first time – by scammers offering new downloadable players.
Una nueva vulnerabilidad XSS en TweetDeck para Google Chrome permite la ejecución de código en forma remota simplemente escribiéndolo en un tweet.
In an embarrassing breach of security, the passport numbers of members of the England Football squad have been accidentally tweeted out by the team’s official sponsor.
Bitly, el popular servicio utilizado para acortar enlaces, ha ampliado la información en relación a la brecha de seguridad reportada la semana pasada, a partir de la cual recomendó a los usuarios cambiar sus claves y reiniciar las conexiones con redes sociales. En un nuevo comunicado titulado “Más detalles”, Bitly dice que cree que los
If you have an account on link-shortening service Bitly, you should take steps now to protect your account.
Actualización 09/05/14, 17:30 hs.: Bitly ha actualizado el comunicado indicando qué credenciales habían sido comprometidas: direcciones de mail de los usuarios, contraseñas cifradas, API keys y credenciales de OAuth. Además, recomendó a los usuarios de la app de Bitly en iPhone que actualicen a la última versión. Bitly, el servicio utilizado para acortar enlaces, publicó
‘Spambots’ are a fact of life on Twitter – fake accounts built to spread everything from infected links to misinformation. Until now, users have had to rely on their instincts, but a tool – “Bot or Not” – helps to uncover fake accounts instantly.
Twitter was flooded by an avalanche of spam from compromised accounts, leading to shortened links and pages promising miracle weight loss, diet pills, and products which would “change lives”. The attack appeared to have come via a third-party service connected to Twitter.
Twitter has removed a bug that allowed site users to spy on protected accounts, reading supposedly protected Tweets via SMS or push notifications, regardless of whether users had approved them as followers.
Maybe it’s time to think twice before rushing to click on a link, next time your favourite celebrity says something bizarre on Twitter.