Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp confirms his Twitter was hacked as 'racial slurs' appear on account
Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp confirmed that the privacy of Twitter was compromised: "'I’m trying to get back and I’ll let you know when I do.”
While some initially thought the hack was the work of professionals, it turns out the “mastermind” was a 17-year-old recent high school graduate from Florida,
Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was identified as the mastermind of a scheme that commandeered prominent Twitter accounts and scammed people
Twitter says attackers 'manipulated a small number of employees', downloaded data from up to eight non-verified accounts
Hackers accessed Twitter’s internal systems to hijack some of the platform’s top voices including US presidential candidate Joe Biden, billionaire Elon Musk and former president Barack Obama
Investigators are still trying to determine exactly how the hackers got inside Twitter’s systems and took such command of the platform that, when Twitter employees took the Bitcoin-seeking messages down, the disinformation popped right back up
Twitter stepped up search for chief information security officer ahead of the breach of high-profile accounts
FBI believes hackers committed cryptocurrency fraud after they seized control of the Twitter accounts of celebrities and political figures.
Twitter hacking of celebrities, politicians, brands' accounts alarms experts about the platform's security
Posing as celebrities and the wealthy, the hackers asked followers to send the digital currency bitcoin to a series of addresses.
The unidentified attackers hijacked the accounts of politicians, celebrities, and billionaires, using them to solicit bitcoin transfers to a string of digital wallets.
Twitter hack: Compromised accounts will remain blocked until investigation completes, internal system access limited
Twitter says the attack is "a coordinated social engineering attack" that targetted its employees with access to internal systems and tools.
Twitter says it has locked the compromised accounts and is investigating the situation.
SIM swap fraud is a very simple exploit involving phishing and social engineering.
Twitter saw suspicious traffic on a customer-support forum while investigating a bug that exposed data.
Hackers broke into the Air India's Twitter account early on Thursday, posting messages in Turkish language, including flight cancellation announcements.
Twitter accounts belonging to Anupam Kher and several politicians were hacked by a pro-Pakistan hacker collective
Twitter accounts belonging to various prominent Twitter users in India were hacked by a Turkish group calling itself the “Turkish Cyber Army Ayyildiz Tim”.
Digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users.
Legion, the hacker group that recently set about wreaking havoc on high-profile Twitter accounts and mocking the security of India’s banking system, has just released email ids and passwords belonging to over 74,000 chartered accountants in India.
In a chat interview a member of the Legion hacker group pointed out how this could not even qualify as a demo, as they have access to tonnes of server data and that a lot more is headed our way.
More than 2,500 Twitter accounts have been compromised to tweet links to adult dating and sex websites, said global cyber security leader Symantec.