twitter security



An important milestone that should compel all  social networks to be
much more diligent about preserving  privacy and providing robust
security was established by federal regulators with Twitter. Read the full article. [The Last Watchdog]

Oil giant BP suffered further embarrassment after its
official Twitter account was hacked. Pranksters purloined the @BP_America Twitter account to write “Terry
is now in charge of operation Top Kill, work will recommence after we
find a XXL wetsuit. #bpcares #oilspill”. Read the full article. [The Register]

The cybercriminals behind the intensifying phishing scam that has
been plaguing Twitter since late last week are proving how easy it is to
pervert the trust social networks like Twitter and Facebook along with
search giant Google have made a cornerstone of their respective business
models. The idea is to get Web users accustomed to using their Twitter, or
Gmail or Facebook credentials as  a “single sign-on” to access the Web’s
coolest apps. Read the full article. [The Last Watchdog]

Twitter users were being hit on Wednesday with what seems to be the
second phishing attack this week, according to researchers. The latest attack features a message that says “This you????” followed by a link that leads to a fake Twitter log-in page. Read the full article. [cnet]

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