Twitter warns of suspicious traffic coming from China, Saudi Arabia

(Reuters) - Suspicious traffic to a Twitter Inc user forum appears to be part of a government-backed activity coming from China and Saudi Arabia, a Twitter spokesman told Reuters via email on Monday. The company does not know the reason for the activity, but notified users earlier on Monday out of an abundance of caution, the spokesman said. (Reporting by Jim Finkle in New York; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

Reuters December 18, 2018 05:05:49 IST
Twitter warns of suspicious traffic coming from China, Saudi Arabia

Twitter warns of suspicious traffic coming from China Saudi Arabia

(Reuters) - Suspicious traffic to a Twitter Inc user forum appears to be part of a government-backed activity coming from China and Saudi Arabia, a Twitter spokesman told Reuters via email on Monday.

The company does not know the reason for the activity, but notified users earlier on Monday out of an abundance of caution, the spokesman said.

(Reporting by Jim Finkle in New York; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.

Updated Date:

TAGS:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Police officer hailed for steering Capitol mob from Senate chamber
World

Police officer hailed for steering Capitol mob from Senate chamber

By Tom Hals (Reuters) - A police officer is being hailed for his role steering an angry mob away from the Senate chambers in Wednesday's deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump

At least 25 domestic terrorism cases opened as result of assault on Capitol -lawmaker
World

At least 25 domestic terrorism cases opened as result of assault on Capitol -lawmaker

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - At least 25 domestic terrorism cases have been opened as a result of Wednesday's assault on the Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy told a Democratic lawmaker on Sunday

Indonesia locates black boxes of crashed jet as body parts recovered
World

Indonesia locates black boxes of crashed jet as body parts recovered

By Fransiska Nangoy and Bernadette Christina JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities on Sunday located the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea soon after taking off from the capital Jakarta, as human body parts and pieces of the plane were retrieved. The Boeing 737-500 with 62 passengers and crew was headed on a domestic flight to Pontianak in West Kalimantan on Saturday before it disappeared from radar screens four minutes after take-off