Police force blames hacker after #CyberAware tweet sent out containing bogus security advice

Organisations of all sizes need to do more to protect their social media accounts from being hijacked.

Customers of UK’s Metro Bank targeted by Twitter fraudsters

Be on the lookout for copycat social media accounts which may be attempting to lead your customers astray.

Kendall Jenner has her Twitter hacked, and rude things are said about Justin Bieber

Twitter hackers hit the account of TV reality star Kendall Jenner, posting tweets about her father and Justin Bieber. Kendall Jenner is the latest member of the Kardashian Klan to have suffered at the hands of hackers.

Twitter and YouTube blocked in Turkey over hostage photos

Access to popular social media sites such as Twitter and YouTube has been shut down in Turkey, following a court ruling today.

Taylor Swift hacked, but denies naked pictures will be leaked

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 launches phone-based password alternative for the web

Twitter has announced the release of its Digits password alternative for websites, reports ZDNet.

Le Monde’s Twitter account hacked to say “Je ne suis pas Charlie”

The Syrian Electronic Army strikes again. Are you using two-factor authentication? You should be.

US military’s CENTCOM Twitter account hacked – were they not using 2FA?

Twitter and YouTube accounts run by the US military’s Central Command are hijacked by hackers claiming to back Islamic State.

Cyber Monday – 12 tips to help you shop safely online

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.

Twitter: “We’re finally getting rid of the password”

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.

PSN hacked – Network back after cyber attack and bomb threat

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.

Twitter hacked – Cricket legend ‘Beefy’ Botham exposed

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.

Russian PM has his Twitter account hacked, announces “I resign”

There may be red faces in Red Square, after Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev had his Twitter account hacked.

World Cup Phishing Scam hits FIFA 14 players through Instagram, Twitter

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.

TweetDeck flaw uncovered “by accident”

A vulnerability in the official Twitter client Tweetdeck left users vulnerable to attack, forcing thousands of users to retweet cryptic lines of code to other users. Twitter repeatedly shut down the service, despite assurances the flaw had been ‘fixed’.

Vulnerabilidad en TweetDeck para Chrome permite ejecución de código remoto

Una nueva vulnerabilidad XSS en TweetDeck para Google Chrome permite la ejecución de código en forma remota simplemente escribiéndolo en un tweet.

England footballers have their passport details leaked on Twitter

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 implementará doble autenticación tras la brecha que comprometió credenciales

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

Mystery surrounds Bitly’s urgent security warning following security breach

If you have an account on link-shortening service Bitly, you should take steps now to protect your account.

Credenciales de Bitly comprometidas: cambia tu clave y reinicia la conexión con redes sociales

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

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