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  • Weight loss spam storm hits Twitter, users beware!

    24.04.2014

    Weight loss spam is once again being massively spewed out from compromised Twitter accounts, but the question on everyone's mind is how the accounts got commandeered by the spammers in the first place.

  • As the World Wide Web turns 25, bots reign supreme

    14.03.2014

    As the World Wide Web turns 25, we’ve just had another reminder of how far we’ve come.

  • Twitter adds Forward Secrecy to thwart surveillance efforts

    25.11.2013

    Following in the footsteps of Google and Facebook, Twitter has joined the ranks of Internet companies that have (or are working on) implementing Perfect Forward Secrecy, and has done so for traffic on twitter.com, api.twitter.com, and mobile.twitter.com.

  • Twitter abuse trends and stats

    04.11.2013

    When it comes to Twitter, people still have a large appetite for having a large number of fake followers in order to seem more popular.

  • Syrian hackers hijack Obama's tweets

    29.10.2013

    The Syrian Electronic Army has apparently managed to modify tweets from Barack Obama's official Twitter account to include links to a pro-Assad video, as well as compromise the email accounts of eight staff members of the organization that maintains his official website, and Facebook and Twitter accounts.




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Most popular Android apps open users to MITM attacks

Posted on 21 August 2014.  |  An analysis of the 1,000 most popular free Android apps from the Google Play store has revealed a depressing fact: most of them sport an SSL/TLS vulnerability that can be misused for executing MITM attacks, and occasionally additional ones, as well.


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