Tag Archives: Accounts

Facebook Asked to Explain Curb on Russia Media Accounts: RIA

Russia’s communications watchdog said on Friday it had asked Facebook to explain why access had been restricted to the Facebook accounts of some Russian media organisations, RIA news agency said. Roskomnadzor said it considered the restrictions to be a continuation of Facebook’s “unfriendly policy towards Russian users,” RIA said. The report did not specify which accounts had been affected, but Roskomnadzor said ... Read More »

Twitter Suspends Several Accounts Known for ‘Tweetdecking’: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Several accounts were popular with hundreds of thousands of followers They were suspended for stealing tweets or mass-retweeting tweets Tweetdecking is an explicit violation of Twitter’s spam policy Continuing its tirade against the “tweetdeckers”, Twitter has suspended several popular accounts known for stealing tweets or mass-retweeting tweets into manufactured virality. According to Buzzfeed, accounts, including @Dory, @GirlPosts, @SoDamnTrue, Girl Code/@reiatabie, Common ... Read More »

Sony PlayStation’s social media accounts hacked by OurMine

The social media accounts of Sony PlayStation were reportedly hacked by a notorious hacking group. OurMine, a hacking group hacked the Facebook and Twitter accounts of PlayStation. The hackers also posted messages asking the company to seek help from the group in order to ensure security in the future.“PlayStation Network Databases leaked #OurMine,” the tweet read. This is not the ... Read More »

Twitter Kills 90,000 Accounts Associated With SIREN Botnet Campaign

After a US-based digital security company alerted Twitter about a massive botnet campaign promising online sex to its users, the micro-blogging website has removed nearly 90,000 such fake accounts. Dubbed as ‘SIREN’, the fake botnet campaign was discovered by ZeroFOX, a Baltimore-based security firm specialising in social-media threat detection. “To our knowledge, the botnet is one of the largest malicious campaigns ever ... Read More »

Postblazer Manages Multiple Social Media Accounts: Here’s How

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Postblazer is a fast, reliable and powerful social media scheduler that works with both Facebook and Twitter. If your seeking an effective social media scheduler for both Facebook and Twitter, Postblazer deserves some consideration. Managing Multiple Social Media Accounts with Postblazer How it Works Signing up for an account is quite easy. Click on their “Start ... Read More »

Postblazer Manages Multiple Social Media Accounts: Here’s How

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Postblazer is a fast, reliable and powerful social media scheduler that works with both Facebook and Twitter. If your seeking an effective social media scheduler for both Facebook and Twitter, Postblazer deserves some consideration. Managing Multiple Social Media Accounts with Postblazer How it Works Signing up for an account is quite easy. Click on their “Start ... Read More »

Twitter Shut Down 235,000 Accounts Since February for Promoting Terrorism

HIGHLIGHTS 360,000 the total number of accounts sidelined since the middle of 2015 Tech titans have been enlisting software to battle extremist propaganda Getting quicker at identifying extremist content and shutting down accounts involved Twitter announced Thursday that it had cut off 235,000 accounts during the past six months in a heightened crackdown on use of the global messaging service ... Read More »

Hackers Accessed Telegram Messaging Accounts in Iran: Researchers

Iranian hackers have compromised more than a dozen accounts on the Telegram instant messaging service and identified the phone numbers of 15 million Iranian users, the largest known breach of the encrypted communications system, cyber researchers told Reuters. The attacks, which took place this year and have not been previously reported, jeopardized the communications of activists, journalists and other people ... Read More »

Yahoo Investigating Claims of Huge Data Breach Affecting 200 Million Accounts

HIGHLIGHTS Hacker also responsible for selling LinkedIn data dumps earlier Yahoo’s exposed considered to be really old Verizon recently bought Yahoo for roughly Rs. 32,500 crores After a hacker going by the name of Peace put up for sale a cache of what’s alleged to be 200 million stolen Yahoo user account credentials earlier this week, the Internet company says ... Read More »

Amarinder Singh Hits Back At Arun Jaitley Over ‘Foreign Accounts’ Charge

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh accused Arun Jaitley of trying to “avenge his humiliating defeat” in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. (File photo) CHANDIGARH:  A day after Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley attacked him over his family’s alleged foreign accounts, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh today hit back at him, accusing him of trying to “avenge his humiliating defeat” in ... Read More »