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McDonald’s Innocent in McHacking of Burger King Twitter Account

McDonald's Innocent in McHacking of Burger King Twitter Account

Jason Sickles Yahoo News   Don’t blame the Hamburglar. Burger King’s official Twitter account was McHacked about noon EST on Monday and changed to resemble their rival. The pranksters swapped the page’s profile image to include a photo of McDonald’s iconic golden arches and rewrote the account description to claim Burger King, “Just got sold to McDonald’s because the whopper flopped …

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US to Scan Facebook and Twitter for Evidence of Bioterrorism

US to Scan Facebook and Twitter for Evidence of Bioterrorism

Liat Clark Wired Magazine – UK     The US department of Homeland Security has commissioned a one-year contract to investigate the efficacy of using social networks to identify instances of bioterrorism, pandemics and other health and security risks. It is paying Accenture Federal Services $3 million (£1.8 million) to scan the networks’ for key words in real time to see if …

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Twitter Hacking Victims Find Their Accounts On Black Market

Twitter Hacking Victims Find Their Accounts On Black Market

Gerry Smith Huffington Post     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. But it didn’t end there. With a little digging, Weaver found that his Twitter handle — @weave — was being sold in an online forum at HackForums.net. With …

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Twitter Hires iOS, Android Hacker Charlie Miller

Twitter Hires iOS, Android Hacker Charlie Miller

Meilssa TheDroidGuy.com   Twitter recently added a new recruit to its security team. Charlie Miller, a popular figure among hackers, broke the news via his Twitter account, saying, “Monday I start on the security team at Twitter. Looking forward to working with a great team there!” Unfortunately, Miller says in an interview with both CNET and Forbes that he cannot …

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Facebook Twitter Role in Syrian Uprising

Facebook Twitter Role in Syrian Uprising

  DayPress   PARIS- Facebook Twitter Role in Syrian Uprising.  The battle for Syria is raging on the ground but also on social media, where people on both sides of the conflict are hacking, posting and spamming in a frenzied propaganda war. The Twitter feeds of news organizations have been hacked by pro-regime elements, videos purporting to show atrocities in …

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Judge Orders Hand Over of Twitter User Data

Judge Orders Twitter to Hand Over User Data

  InfoSecurity Magazine   Judge Orders Hand Over of Twitter User Data.  On the same day that a New York judge ordered Twitter to hand over the tweets of Occupy Wall Street protester Malcolm Harris, Twitter launches its new Transparency Report. Malcolm Harris is one of around 700 protesters arrested on Brooklyn Bridge. At the time the bridge was off-limits …

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LulzSec Reborn Leaks 10,000 Twitter Accounts

LulzSec Reborn Leaks 10,000 Twitter Accounts

  Kevin Parrish Tom’s Guide   Use TweetGif? LulzSec Reborn leak may have your number. PC Magazine reports that LulzSec Reborn has leaked around 10,000 Twitter usernames and passwords of members who use TweetGif, an animated Gif-sharing application. Currently the motivation behind the leak is unknown at this point, as the group’s Pastebin announcement merely points to a destination for people to download an …

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Anonymous Releases Twitter Identities of Suspected Pedophiles

Anonymous Releases Twitter Identities of Suspected Pedophiles

Matt Liebowitz MSNBC – Security News   Anonymous hacktivists are in the midst of a campaign to name and shame suspected pedophiles who allegedly use Twitter to prey on and harass underage children. Named #TwitterPedoRing, the operation began yesterday (June 4), and has already seen data dumps of hundreds of Twitter accounts that Anonymous followers believe belong to pedophiles. In …

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CabinCr3w Hacker Identified By Twitter & Hot Bikini Girl

Twitter Facebook and Bikini-Clad Woman Help Identify Hacker

Dan Oakes Brisbane Times   Summary: Photos of an Australian girl in a bikini led to the arrest of CabinCr3w hacker Higinio O. Ochoa III, who allegedly hacked government websites. PICTURES of a scantily clad woman taken in an outer-Melbourne suburb have led to the arrest of a man who allegedly hacked law enforcement and government websites in the United …

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Angry Birds Website Hacked Following NSA Leaks

Angry Birds Website Hacked Following NSA Leak

  Originally Posted on RT   “Spying Birds” Defacement Result of Angry Birds NSA Leaks Hackers briefly vandalized the website of popular mobile game Angry Birds after revelations that its users’ data has been leaked to the NSA. But the app’s Finnish maker has hit out at accusations that it is helping spy agencies. On Wednesday night, the front page of the …

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