Tag Archives: Accounts

Twitter Accounts Still Vulnerable After Reported Fix, Say Experts

Despite claims of a fix by Twitter, researchers at a Britain-based security firm who earlier hijacked accounts of several celebrities and journalists to expose a vulnerability have said that the loophole still persists at the popular social media platform. Insinia Security last week said it successfully hijacked the accounts of a number of celebrities, including Eamonn Holmes, Louis Theroux, Simon ... Read More »

Your cash could grow faster in these savings accounts

FilippoBacci | E+ | Getty Images As stock market returns taper, you may want to consider an alternative home for some of your money. Yields on certain certificates of deposits and savings accounts are on the ascent, a trend that is likely to pick up if the Federal Reserve acts as expected and raises rates next week. “Everyone should start ... Read More »

Twitter Said to Have Suspended 58 Million Accounts in Q4 2017

Twitter suspended at least 58 million user accounts in the final three months of 2017, according to data obtained by The Associated Press. The figure highlights the company’s newly aggressive stance against malicious or suspicious accounts in the wake of Russian disinformation efforts during the 2016 US presidential campaign. Last week, Twitter confirmed a Washington Post report that it had suspended 70 million ... Read More »

Imgur Data Breach Sees Email Addresses, Passwords of 1.7 Million User Accounts Leaked

HIGHLIGHTS Imgur was informed of the breach last week The breach occured back in 2014 It announced the breach within a day of disclosure Image sharing website Imgur has revealed that it had suffered a data breach in 2014, one that was only revealed to it last week by data breach expert Troy Hunt, the man behind the Have I Been Pwned ... Read More »