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Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp confirms his Twitter was hacked as 'racial slurs' appear on account
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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.”

A 17-year-old from Florida charged as 'mastermind' of the recent high-profile Twitter hack
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A 17-year-old from Florida charged as 'mastermind' of the recent high-profile Twitter hack

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,

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of recent high-profile Twitter breach; to be tried as an adult
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Florida teen arrested as mastermind of recent high-profile Twitter breach; to be tried as an adult

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
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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

Hack of Joe Biden, Barack Obama's Twitter accounts revealed an election system teeming with risks
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Hack of Joe Biden, Barack Obama's Twitter accounts revealed an election system teeming with risks

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
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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
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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.

Hackers who targeted some of Twitter's top users reap bitcoin worth $120,000
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Hackers who targeted some of Twitter's top users reap bitcoin worth $120,000

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
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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 several NFL teams' accounts hacked ahead of the Super Bowl on 2 Feb
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Twitter says several NFL teams' accounts hacked ahead of the Super Bowl on 2 Feb

Twitter says it has locked the compromised accounts and is investigating the situation.

Hacking of CEO Jack Dorsey's account prompts Twitter to disable 'tweet via SMS' feature
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Hacking of CEO Jack Dorsey's account prompts Twitter to disable 'tweet via SMS' feature

SIM swap fraud is a very simple exploit involving phishing and social engineering.

Twitter shares fell almost 7 percent following concerns about hacking activity
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Twitter shares fell almost 7 percent following concerns about hacking activity

Twitter saw suspicious traffic on a customer-support forum while investigating a bug that exposed data.

Twitter restores the official handle of Air India, after hackers temporarily took over
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Twitter restores the official handle of Air India, after hackers temporarily took over

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
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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”.

Twitter takes down 90,000 fake accounts offering online sex
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Twitter takes down 90,000 fake accounts offering online sex

Digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users.

Legion hacker group: Email addresses and passwords of over 74,000 chartered accountants leaked
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Legion hacker group: Email addresses and passwords of over 74,000 chartered accountants leaked

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.

Legion hack: After Rahul Gandhi, Barkha Dutt and Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi could be next
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Legion hack: After Rahul Gandhi, Barkha Dutt and Vijay Mallya, Lalit Modi could be next

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.

Twitter co-founder's account hacked
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Twitter co-founder's account hacked

After a series of celebrity Twitter handle hacks over the past weeks, Evan Williams, the co-founder and former CEO of Twitter, had his account briefly compromised, a media report said.

32 million Twitter passwords have been leaked
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32 million Twitter passwords have been leaked

The data as of now is clearly being traded on the dark web, so now would be a good time to change your Twitter password.

Hackers link over 2,500 high-profile Twitter accounts to sex websites: Report
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Hackers link over 2,500 high-profile Twitter accounts to sex websites: Report

More than 2,500 Twitter accounts have been compromised to tweet links to adult dating and sex websites, said global cyber security leader Symantec.