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Twitter Hacking

New York Post, UPI's Twitter Accounts Hacked

AP | By MAE ANDERSON | Posted 03.18.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Some Twitter accounts of the New York Post and UPI, as well as the news agency's website, were briefly hacked Friday. ...

Hacker Claims Access To 'Entire Database Of Users On Twitter'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.20.2013 | Technology

An Islamist hacker claiming he has access to "the entire database of users on Twitter" leaked the account information of 15,000 people on Tuesday. ...

Twitter Introduces 2-Factor Authentication To Protect Accounts From Hackers

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology

Twitter unveiled a new security feature on Wednesday to combat a recent spate of high-profile hacks of user accounts. The feature, known as two-fac...

Twitter Hacking Hits High-Profile Accounts

Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

Regardless of the solution, Twitter has to take action and release a statement on the recent hackings soon. Especially before a third high-profile hacking takes place and further psychologically impacts users already nervous about the prospect.

TWITTER HACKED: 250,000 Accounts Compromised

Reuters | Posted 04.03.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Anonymous hackers attacked Twitter this week and may have gained access to passwords and other information for as man...

Gerry Smith

How @Weave Found His Stolen Twitter Account On The Black Market | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.04.2012 | Technology

Eric Weaver tried logging in to his Twitter account this summer, but he was locked out. A hacker had broken into his account and changed the password....

LulzSec Reborn Leaks Thousands Of Twitter Accounts

PCMag | Posted 06.12.2012 | Technology

LulzSec Reborn, the so-called redux of disbanded hacker group LulzSec, leaked around 10,000 Twitter usernames and passwords of members who used TweetG...

'Daily Show' & 'Colbert Report' Twitter Accounts Hacked

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 01.24.2012 | Comedy

Late Sunday evening, both "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report" official Twitter accounts were hacked. It started with tweets telling people to fo...

'If She Can't Protect Her Twitter Account, How Can She Protect The Country?'

AP | Posted 12.03.2011 | World

BANGKOK -- A mocking hacker took over the Twitter account of Thailand's recently elected prime minister on Sunday, questioning her ability to defend t...

Fake or Real Social Media Profile?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 09.09.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

We are rushing into a world of social awareness, social politics, and social media entering almost any facet of our lives. But there is no gatekeeper yet.