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Twitter Fixes Bug that Enabled Takeover of Android App Accounts

Twitter for Android users are urged to update their app to fend off a security bug that allows hackers to access private account data and control accounts to send tweets and direct messages.

By |2019-12-23T14:29:32-05:00December 23rd, 2019|Android, Android KitKat, Android Lollipop, Hacks, KitKat, twitter, twitter bug, twitter for android, Vulnerabilities|Comments Off on Twitter Fixes Bug that Enabled Takeover of Android App Accounts

Epilepsy Foundation Bombarded with Seizure-Triggering Twitter Posts

The Epilepsy Foundation has filed a criminal complaint against undisclosed Twitter users who users its Twitter feed to post seizure-inducing content.

By |2019-12-17T14:16:04-05:00December 17th, 2019|epilepsy, epilepsy foundation, national epilepsy awareness month, online safety, physical attacks, seizures, strobing lights post, tweet, twitter, Web Security|Comments Off on Epilepsy Foundation Bombarded with Seizure-Triggering Twitter Posts

Twitter to clear out inactive accounts and free up usernames

Company has been criticised for handling of move it says will reduce risk from hackingTwitter has announced it is to clear out inactive accounts, freeing up dormant usernames and reducing the risk of old accounts being hacked.But the company is facing criticism for the way it has handled the announcement, with many concerned that the [...]

By |2019-11-27T09:34:31-05:00November 27th, 2019|Blogging, Data and computer security, Digital media, Hacking, Internet, Media, privacy, social media, Technology, twitter, World news|Comments Off on Twitter to clear out inactive accounts and free up usernames

News Wrap: Voice Assistant Laser Hack, Twitter Insider Threats, Data Breach Fine Fails

From voice assistant hacks to insider threats, Threatpost editors break down this week's biggest news.

By |2019-11-08T08:00:27-05:00November 8th, 2019|Amazon Alexa, apple Siri, Breach, breach fine, data breach, Hacks, insider threat, IoT, laser hack, Podcasts, rogue employee, Trend Micro, twitter, twitter security, twitter spies|Comments Off on News Wrap: Voice Assistant Laser Hack, Twitter Insider Threats, Data Breach Fine Fails