Twitter has sent out unexpected warning notices to a number of users, informing them that their account might have been targeted by state-sponsored hackers.
On Friday, the 13th of November, a slew of coordinated attacks executed by ISIS terrorists in Paris has resulted in the death of over 120 people in cafes, restaurants, a concert venue, and in the vicinity of the Stade de France stadium.
A security researcher has created a tool that allows botnet masters to control their botnet by simply sending out commands via Twitter accounts.
A little over 18,000 Twitter users looking for a way to get their accounts verified have been duped by a single fake account promising to provide the service into visiting a phishing page.
What does it take to execute a successful spam operation peddling diet pills of questionable effectiveness? For one spammer, it took some 750,000 fake Twitter accounts.
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