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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 …

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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. […]

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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.

The post Hashtag Trending, June 4, 2021- Twitter Blue launches in Canada; Self-driving trucks make progress; Survey says workers will quit without hybrid work model first appeared on IT World Canada.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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