When the Twitter account of the CEO of the world’s biggest social media network is hacked, you can be certain that social media platforms are ripe for cyberattacks. No amount of cyber planning by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prevented the
A third party Twitter site was hacked over the weekend and various celebrity and media accounts taken over to promote an “increase Twitter followers” service.
Twitter Counter, which claims to be the ‘#1 stat site powered by Twitter’ posted the
Several high-profile Twitter accounts got hacked last night to start posting links to services that are supposed to help users get free followers.
The hacked accounts included @PlayStation, Microsoft’s @XboxSupport, @Viacom, @ICRC (owned by the Red Cross), @Money and others,
Mark Zuckerberg’s Pinterest Account Hacked For The Second Time This Year
In the month of June, we had reported how a hacker group named OurMine had claimed responsibility for gaining access to Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and
The FBI has reportedly reached an agreement with a data analysis company to acquire information pertaining to people’s social media content.
It’s set to sign a contract with Dataminr in order to obtain its Indicators and Warnings capability, “which will
The global reach of the Internet makes it a key tool for terrorist recruitment and incitement. The United States is not immune to this phenomenon. In the past year, the Islamic State has launched a widespread terrorist “grooming”
Every presidential election, new tech trends emerge. Here are the innovations — good and bad — that powered the 2016 campaigns.
The 2016 presidential election season is, at last, over. Polls and the press were reasonably certain Hillary Clinton would emerge as the country’s
Proving that autodialing scams aren’t found only on The Simpsons, a security researcher has found a serious flaw in the Twitter and LinkedIn iOS apps that lets hackers dial phone numbers on your iPhone. Once a call starts, a hacker
A new social media phishing scam campaign has been identified by security researchers at Proofpoint, which is targeting all major UK banks and their customers. The scam campaign involves hackers creating fake Twitter accounts, posing as customer support staff, in
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