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  • Twitter turns to app-based two-factor authentication

    07.08.2013

    When Twitter finally offered 2-factor authentication for its users in May, many were disappointed by the offering as its usefulness hinged on verification codes being delivered via SMS, and the feature didn't work with many mobile carriers.

  • Syrian hackers target White House staffers, Reuters

    30.07.2013

    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.

  • Twitter underground economy still going strong

    02.07.2013

    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 into online sharing, but are also more privacy-aware

    23.05.2013

    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.

  • Twitter finally offers 2-factor authentication

    23.05.2013

    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.




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Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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