Less mischievous and more ominous, earlier this month, both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal were infiltrated, reportedly by Chinese hackers with ties to the government. And the hacktivist collective Anonymous has taken credit for a breach of the U.S. State Department.
It looks like Twitter is implementing some additional security measures to combat the breaches on its platform, though we're still waiting for that two-factor authentication they've been promising. And Twitter impostors usually represent the (mostly) harmless class of hackery.
And we'll show you why the Academy Awards should have been taking notes as the Grammys were schooling everyone on how to use social media.
You can check out last week's episode on LinkedIn's quiet rise to greatness here.