Tag Archives: Hack

Inside a Twitter Attack: How Hijacked Twitter Accounts are Falling Victim to Digital Theft, Influencing Global Markets

May 2, 2013 by Matthew Lewis     No Comments

Recently, we have seen a rash of high-profile takeover attacks on Twitter accounts. These Twitter attacks are targeting Western news organizations, but some organizations outside of the news realm (e.g., Burger King) have also come under attack.

AP Twitter Hack Sends Stock Market into Plunge

April 23, 2013 by David Mahdi     No Comments

The AP Twitter hack lead to a sudden drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average after the perpetrators sent out a tweet about an attack on the White House

Twitter Latest Victim of Weak Password Breach

November 12, 2012 by Mike Byrnes     No Comments

Today, it’s Twitter who fell victim to a breach from weak passwords

VeriSign hack: Reactions from the security community

February 3, 2012 by Jon Callas     No Comments

Blogmaster Note: This was originally posted on February 3, 2012 to Help Net Security Reuters reports that VeriSign has been hacked and “undisclosed information” has been stolen. There isn’t much more in the reports other than speculation, but there are a number of things to remember. They claim that this doesn’t affect the VeriSign certificate [Read More...]

Filed Under: General Tagged With: Business, Domain name, Domain Name System

US Chamber of Commerce Hacked… Now What?

December 27, 2011 by Jon Callas     No Comments

Imagine if you were living in a neighborhood where there’d been some burglaries, a few cars had radios smashed, and people are justifiably upset over this. Imagine then that the head of the neighborhood association was dead set against going to the police or the city because that is too inconvenient, having to fill out [Read More...]

Filed Under: General Tagged With: legislation, US Chamber of Commerce