The Syrian Electronic Army has been busy over the last few days, and has managed both to hijack the official Reuters Twitter account and to compromise personal email accounts of a number of White House staffers.
The Twitter underground economy and the fake social account market as a whole continues to gain momentum, and the financial motivations of this multimillion-dollar business remain clear.
Teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information.
Following a slew of high-profile compromises of accounts belonging to media outlets such as AP and satirical news site The Onion, Twitter has finally implemented two-factor authentication to help prevent future ones.
A hacker that goes by the name of "Guccifer" - the same one who has allegedly compromised email accounts belonging to the Bush family and some of their close friends earlier this year - has hacked the email and Twitter account of Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell.
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