O, what a tangled web we weave/When first we practise to deceive!Read More US court gets UK Twitter hack suspect arrested in Spain
Police in Spain have arrested a British man in connection with what many consider the worst hack in Twitter’s history.
Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.Read More British man arrested in connection with Twitter mega-hack that posted cryptocurrency scam from celebrity accounts
Police in Spain have arrested a British man in connection with what many consider the worst hack in Twitter’s history. In July 2020, the Twitter accounts of public figures and well-known organisations were compromised, allowing malicious hackers …Read More British man arrested in connection with Twitter mega-hack that posted cryptocurrency scam from celebrity accounts
How did investigators ask a romance scammer out on a date, how are smart homes continuing to play dumb, and is it time for social media sites to do more about racist football fans?
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the awa…Read More Smashing Security podcast #236: Stingrays, soccer, and smart homes
With Files From Jori Negin-Shecter Donald Trump is suing a number of Big Tech companies, Major global leaders are making a push for the right-to-repair, and Steve Wozniak makes a powerful statement. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending! It’s Friday, July 9 and I’m your host Alex Coop. […]
The post Hashtag Trending, July 9 – Trump Sues Big Tech; Right-to-Repair Talk; Steve Wozniak Speaks Out first appeared on IT World Canada.Read More Hashtag Trending, July 9 – Trump Sues Big Tech; Right-to-Repair Talk; Steve Wozniak Speaks Out
GETTR is a new pro-Trump social media platform that was created by the former Trump advisor Jason Miller to be used as an alternative to Twitter after the platform banned Donald Trump back in January. After close review of recent Tweets from the @realD…Read More Hackers Managed to Scrape 90,000 GETTR User Emails
British TV presenter Aled Jones has said that a hacker compromised his Twitter account and posted an image of a man’s bulging underwear.Read More Aled Jones says he was hacked, after rude picture posted on Twitter
Twitter announced in March that they will change the way users login into their Twitter account, by simplifying the 2FA Method. Now, an update from this week says that you can authenticate using the security keys as the only 2FA method, as the phone nu…Read More Two-Factor Authentication Simplified: Security Keys Are Now the Only Twitter 2FA Method
AI-based recommendation systems are used in many online services we enjoy today, including search engines, online shopping sites, streaming services, and social media. However, their growing influence over what people see and do on the internet has rai…Read More Secure AI is the foundation of trustworthy AI
Zack Weiner, a City Council candidate running in Manhattan, New York, admitted to enjoying BDSM after a video of him engaging in a sadomasochism session was anonymously published online last week and went viral on Twitter and OnlyFans. As a consequence…Read More OnlyFans, Twitter Users Banned for Leaking BDSM Video of City Council Candidate
Twitter launches a new subscription service, self-driving trucks are slowly hitting the roads, and employees are considering quitting their jobs if employers aren’t flexible about remote work.Read More Hashtag Trending, June 4, 2021- Twitter Blue launches in Canada; Self-driving trucks make progress; Survey says workers will quit without hybrid work model
Are you doing enough to prevent scammers from hijacking your social media accounts?
Even if you have chosen a strong, unique password for your online presence and enabled two-factor authentication it’s possible that you’ve overlooked another way in …Read More Cryptocurrency scam attack on Twitter reminds users to check their app connections
In a Twitter discussion last week on ransomware attacks, KrebsOnSecurity noted that virtually all ransomware strains have a built-in failsafe designed to cover the backsides of the malware purveyors: They simply will not install on a Microsoft Windows computer that already has one of many types of virtual keyboards installed — such as Russian or Ukrainian. So many readers had questions in response to the tweet that I thought it was worth a blog post exploring this one weird cyber defense trick.Read More Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate
Facebook says it’s sticking up for the little guys as it picks a fight with Apple, there are testing times on the trains, and Twitter takes a tip.
All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” pod…Read More Smashing Security podcast #227: Phishing foul-up, Twitter tip jars, and Facebook’s Apple fury
Last week, Twitter has launched a “tip jar” feature to allow its users to send money to their favorite content creators on the platform but researchers are concerned regarding senders having their PayPal information such as physical and ema…Read More Users’ PayPal Accounts May Be Exposed Due to Twitter Tip Jar, Privacy Researchers Say
Did you receive an email claiming to come from Twitter that asked you to confirm your account?
Don’t panic – it wasn’t a phishing attack. Twitter goofed up.Read More Received an unexpected request to “confirm your Twitter account”?
There is a growing generation of adults who have grown up in the digital age, not knowing a life without almost immediate access to a digital connected world. Most adults and children either carry or have access to connected computers, whether they be …Read More Book Review: Born Digital by Robert Wigley
Twitter removed dozens of accounts allegedly used by Russia-linked threat actors to disseminate disinformation and target western countries. Twitter has removed dozens of accounts used by Russia-linked threat actors that were used to disseminate disinformation and to target the European Union, the United States, and the NATO alliance. Experts believe the accounts were part of […]
The post Twitter removes 100 accounts linked to Russia disseminating disinformation appeared first on Security Affairs.Read More Twitter removes 100 accounts linked to Russia disseminating disinformation
Valentine’s Day may be a day of love and romance, but if you’re not careful, you could end…
The post Five tips to ensure you’re not a victim of an online romance scam this Valentine’s Day appeared first on Quick Heal Blog | Latest computer security n…
Over the past decade, the firms that make up the so-called Big Tech have captured enough of the global economy to resemble industrial cartels from a bygone era. Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook, and Microsoft form behemoths within their respective marke…Read More Big Tech will try to pre-empt harsh privacy laws by writing their own
Sentropy announced its first consumer product – and third product overall – Sentropy Protect, which enables Twitter users to proactively identify and protect themselves from abusive Twitter accounts. Built upon its world-class abuse detection technolog…Read More Sentropy Protect helps tackle online hate and harassment from abusive Twitter accounts
Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter this week all took steps to crack down on users involved in trafficking hijacked user accounts across their platforms. The coordinated action seized hundreds of accounts the companies say have played a major role in facilitating the trade and often lucrative resale of compromised, highly sought-after usernames.Read More Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter Target Resellers of Hacked Accounts
“What are my kids doing online?” It’s a question that can give parents sleepless nights. With every generation,…
The post Leverage Parental Control to regulate the online activity of your kids appeared first on Quick Heal Blog | Latest computer secur…
Peiter Zatko’s appointment follows mass attack on social media platform in JulyTwitter has appointed one of the world’s most respected hackers as its new head of security in the wake of a humiliating mass attack in July.The company has placed Peiter Za…Read More Twitter hires veteran hacker Mudge as head of security