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Beware: Images, Video Shared on Signal Hang AroundNew!!

A researcher is warning that photos and video files shared in Signal chats may be hanging around on devices, even when they deleted the messages in which the images were shared....

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235 Million Twitter User Email Addresses Posted on Hacking Forum

Israeli cybersecurity firm Hudson Rock has reported that the email addresses of more than 235 million Twitter users have been stolen and posted by more than one hacker on an online hacking...

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SEC Charges Social Media Influencers with Stock Manipulation and Warns Investors

The Justice Department and the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) have charged eight men of using their social media clout to manipulate investors in a stock pump-and-dump scheme [view related]. The...

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Politics
Ron DeSantis Wants Congress To Investigate Apple If Kick Twitter Off The App Store

It appears that Ron DeSantis insists that Musk has the right to do whatever he wants with Twitter, but Apple, on the other hand, should be controlled by Congress if it decides to kick Twitter off the App Store.

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Privacy Tip #342 – If You Use Twitter, Be Aware and Stay Tuned

This week, in addition to the news-catching, ongoing dispute between Twitter and Elon Musk, Twitter’s former head of cybersecurity, Peiter Zatko, claimed in a whistleblower filing with several federal agencies that...

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Infosec
Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals

Twitter’s transparency report revealed that users aren’t quick to adopt 2FA and once they do enable it, they choose the least secure option The post Most Twitter users haven’t enabled 2FA yet, report reveals appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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Episode 219: LGBTQ+Cyber – A Pride Month Conversation On Being Queer In Infosec

In this week’s episode of the podcast (#219) we speak with four cybersecurity professionals about what it means to be Queer in the industry: their various paths to the information security...

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Twitter fined $546,000 in December 2020 by European Data Protection Authority for 2019 Breach Notification Violations

The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) fined Twitter 450,000 euros (about US$546,000) for failing to timely notify the Irish DPC within the required 72 hours of discovering a Q4 2018 breach...

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Privacy Tip #258 – Misinformation on Social Media

The misinformation on social media about the election results (and other topics) is rampant. Social media companies like Twitter and Facebook are struggling with the balance between the First Amendment right...

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New York Department of Financial Services Issues Report on Recent Twitter Hack

You probably heard about the recent hack of Twitter accounts that took place on July 15, 2020. The hackers took over several prominent Twitter accounts, which resulted in a scam...

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