Inside a Twitter Attack: How Hijacked Twitter Accounts are Falling Victim to Digital Theft, Influencing Global Markets
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
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
Today, it’s Twitter who fell victim to a breach from weak passwords
VeriSign hack: Reactions from the security community
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...]
US Chamber of Commerce Hacked… Now What?
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...]