Snapchat, the disappearing-message service popular with young people, has been quiet following a security breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of millions of its users.
Usernames and partial phone numbers for more than 4.5 million Snapchat users appeared online Tuesday.
A new report by an Internet security firm shows that some of the most popular Wi-Fi routers are easy to hack, but it seems to be more of an international issue than at home.
It’s a sentiment that, reportedly, is shared by a number of Silicon Valley executives; but one that few, if any, have shared publicly.
Internet hackers took over fast food chain Burger King’s Twitter feed early Monday. Changing the Burger King logo and user name to that of competitor McDonald’s, the hacker or hackers were posting throughout the morning.
Intruders recently infiltrated the systems running the world’s largest online social network but did not steal any sensitive information about Facebook’s more than 1 billion users.
There’s another way to make money transactions online with a new company called Dwolla. The payment service company allows you to send money to others via Twitter.
Software security company Symantec has issued a warning against an increasing cyber-threat. According to the company they’ve seen a dramatic jump in ransomware cases.
Twitter says it mistakenly reset the passwords of some users as part of a routine security check-up.
The shadowy underworld of Internet hackers was rocked by news Tuesday that one of the world’s most-wanted and most-feared computer vandals has been an FBI informant for months and helped authorities build a case against five alleged comrades.