There is a major trend to connect everyday items to the internet — everything from remote access cameras, security systems, baby monitors, lights and refrigerators to personal tracking tools and other monitoring systems, but a recent distributed denial of service
The Belgian government says a profane Twitter message featuring a photo of former prime minister Stephen Harper is the work of hackers, not their foreign affairs minister.
Someone accessed the account belonging to Didier Reynders, using it to send a
In an era where digital technologies have been so influential, parents and experts can’t deny the fact how social media greatly affects children and teens as they become more active online. Children can do a lot of activities online such
The US security agency will request tourists provide social media handles when filling in immigration forms
Digital privacy advocates in the US are taking a stand against a new proposal by the Department of Homeland Security that would ask foreign
Frost Bank customers took to social media Wednesday to complain about problems using their debit cards that left several unable to pay for groceries and lunch.
Frost spokesman Bill Day said a “technical issue” may have caused problems for some
Was it a publicity stunt or one of the internet’s biggest lessons in social media security?
Twitter users were being entertained this morning after the account of a betting company which was claimed to have been taken over by a
Death threats in recent months against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, especially at the time of his trip to Mexico to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, are being taken seriously by the US Secret Service (USSS) and other
Twitter abuzz with another hacking incident
• Ratan Tata and R S Sharma’s twitter accounts got compromised
• Hackers shared a tweet by parody account @realhistorypic
NEW DELHI, India – After a string of celebrities, business honchos and even the
Many social media users still see what current social networking service providers give now as basic necessities in our digital age. They see a fair balance in the arrangement between them and the service provider even when they are being
A common adage on Game of Thrones, “What is dead may never die” has now become a catchphrase for … Twitter, too. Or rather, for a hacker group known as “Spain Squad” that has discovered a method that allows them
An apparent hacking of a school superintendent’s Twitter account Wednesday caused a pornographic video to appear on his Twitter page.
After Academy School District 20’s front office received a complaint from a parent about an inappropriate image on Superintendent Mark
Three years ago, faced with the challenge of repaying an education loan, then 20-year-old Manish Bhattacharya desperately needed to make money. To do that, Bhattacharya, a student of computer science, focussed all his energies on one thing: bug bounties.
The tool, available as a downloadable zip archive, can be used to send phishing emails during times when users are active in order to increase the chances a poisoned link will be clicked.
It sifts through a user’s previous tweets
Apple released iOS 9.3.3 on the 18th of July, and the popular hacking team Pangu succeeded in completing the jailbreak tool shortly thereafter. The tool is available for download, although only in China, as The Bitbag points out.
While Pokemon GO has been the subject of attention from players and non-players alike in the United States, other countries seem to be looking at the app with furious envy. So much so, that a Brazilian activist group has gone
He was a white hat hacker—the good kind.
Avinash Singh, an Indian computer security researcher, stumbled across a prized possession earlier this year: the entire source code for Twitter’s short-form video service, Vine.
Singh, who goes by the nickname “avicoder,”
On Friday, I received an alert on my phone that a coup attempt was underway in Turkey. Rather than turn on the TV — or even open the app of the newspaper that sent me the alert — I went
U.S. stocks are rallying today (Monday) – the S&P 500 even hit an all-time high – but the Twitter stock price is down 2.77% in intraday trading. With today’s drop, the Twitter stock price is now down 24% in 2016.
The Twitter chief executive, Jack Dorsey, had his Twitter and Vine accounts hacked.
The hacking group which posted on Dorsey’s account, OurMine Security, is the same group which has previously defaced social media accounts belonging to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
The number of people falling victim to identity theft in the UK has risen by 57% during 2015, according to new figures released by fraud prevention service Cifas. Based on data gathered from 261 companies in the UK, Cifas has