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Twitter API Flaw Exposed Users Messages to Wrong Developers For Over a Year

Twitter API Flaw Exposed Users Messages to Wrong Developers For Over a Year

September 21, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The security and privacy issues with APIs and third-party app developers are something that's not just Facebook is dealing with. A b...
How To Check If Your Twitter Account Has Been Hacked

How To Check If Your Twitter Account Has Been Hacked

September 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Did you ever wonder if your Twitter account has been hacked and who had managed to gain access and when it happened? Twitter now lets y...
Activist Leaks 11,000 Private Messages from WikiLeaks' Twitter Chats

Activist Leaks 11,000 Private Messages from WikiLeaks' Twitter Chats

July 30, 2018Mohit Kumar
An activist has just leaked thousands of private messages of an organization that's been known to publishing others' secrets. More...
LeakedSource Founder Arrested for Selling 3 Billion Stolen Credentials

LeakedSource Founder Arrested for Selling 3 Billion Stolen Credentials

January 16, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Canadian authorities have arrested and charged an Ontario man for operating a website that collected 'stolen' personal identity r...
Banking Trojan Gains Ability to Steal Facebook, Twitter and Gmail Accounts

Banking Trojan Gains Ability to Steal Facebook, Twitter and Gmail Accounts

November 17, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered a new, sophisticated form of malware based on the notorious Zeus banking Trojan that steals mor...
Game of Thrones and HBO — Twitter, Facebook Accounts Hacked

Game of Thrones and HBO — Twitter, Facebook Accounts Hacked

August 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The Game of Thrones hacking saga continues, but this time it's the HBO's and GOT's official Twitter and Facebook accounts go...
Hundreds of High-Profile Twitter Accounts Hacked through 3rd-Party App

Hundreds of High-Profile Twitter Accounts Hacked through 3rd-Party App

March 14, 2017Wang Wei
In a large-scale Twitter hack, thousands of Twitter accounts from media outlets to celebrities, including the European Parliament, Forbes, B...
Pokémon GO Creator's Twitter Account Hacked — Pika, Pikaaaa!

Pokémon GO Creator's Twitter Account Hacked — Pika, Pikaaaa!

July 31, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Twitter account of another high-profile CEO has been hacked! This time, it's Niantic CEO John Hanke , the developer behind the worl...
Another CEO Hacked... It's Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey!

Another CEO Hacked... It's Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey!

July 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Twitter account of another high profile has been hacked! This time, it's Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. OurMine claimed responsibility ...
How to Hack Facebook Account Just by Knowing Phone Number

How to Hack Facebook Account Just by Knowing Phone Number

June 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Update: If you think this technique is old and can not be used to hack your social media, bank or any online accounts, then you are mistake...
Over 51 Million Accounts Leaked from iMesh File Sharing Service

Over 51 Million Accounts Leaked from iMesh File Sharing Service

June 13, 2016Swati Khandelwal
How many more data dumps does this hacker have with him that has yet to be exposed? Well, no one knows the answer, but we were recently...
Warning! 32 Million Twitter Passwords May Have Been Hacked and Leaked

Warning! 32 Million Twitter Passwords May Have Been Hacked and Leaked

June 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The world came to know about massive data breaches in some of the most popular social media websites including LinkedIn , MySpace , Tumbl...
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's Twitter, Pinterest accounts Hacked! And the Password was...

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's Twitter, Pinterest accounts Hacked! And the Password was...

June 05, 2016Mohit Kumar
The man who runs the biggest social network and continuously implements new security measures to boost its billion users security, himsel...
Yahoo Toolbar Vulnerability Triggers Non-Exploitable XSS Payload on All Websites

Yahoo Toolbar Vulnerability Triggers Non-Exploitable XSS Payload on All Websites

June 10, 2014Wang Wei
Yahoo offers a web browser toolbar which includes apps for leading sites like Facebook, Yahoo! Mail, Weather and News. Yahoo Toolbar als...
Two Million stolen Facebook, Twitter login credentials found on 'Pony Botnet' Server

Two Million stolen Facebook, Twitter login credentials found on 'Pony Botnet' Server

December 04, 2013Wang Wei
Security researchers at Trustwave's SpiderLabs found a Netherlands-based Pony Botnet Controller Server with almost two Million usernames...
TIME Magazine Twitter account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

TIME Magazine Twitter account hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

November 29, 2013Wang Wei
Just now, The hacktivist group Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) briefly took over the Twitter account of the TIME Magazine. The Hacker g...
Critical vulnerability in Twitter allows attacker to upload Unrestricted Files

Critical vulnerability in Twitter allows attacker to upload Unrestricted Files

October 29, 2013Anonymous
Security expert Ebrahim Hegazy , Cyber Security Analyst Consultant at Q-CERT, has found a serious vulnerability in Twitter that allows a...
Barack Obama's Twitter, Facebook, Campaign website and Email Accounts hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Barack Obama's Twitter, Facebook, Campaign website and Email Accounts hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

October 28, 2013Wang Wei
The pro-Assad group Syrian Electronic Army claims it has hacked the President Barack Obama’s website , Twitter-Facebook accounts and ac...
Security breach at OAuth based applications can cause Social Media Disaster

Security breach at OAuth based applications can cause Social Media Disaster

October 28, 2013Anonymous
With all the popular social networking websites there on the web, managing them from several different internet browser tabs or windows...
Buffer hacked; Twitter, Facebook flooded with Spam Weight-loss links

Buffer hacked; Twitter, Facebook flooded with Spam Weight-loss links

October 26, 2013Wang Wei
If you're a user of the Buffer app, the social-media management service that let you cross-posting to various social networks, be aware ...