Ahead of the upcoming U.S. midterm elections, Twitter has issued new information on how it will protection the integrity of the elections and handle perceived election interference on their network.
In an alert on Twitter, the social network is alerting users that for over a year, their direct messages and private tweets may have been sent to Twitter developers by mistake.
Due to customer feedback, Twitter announced today that they are giving users more control over what tweets are displayed in their timeline by changing the functionality of the "Show the best Tweets first" setting.
Twitter said this week it removed more than 143,000 apps from its platform between April and June as part of a purge on apps that violated its API policy.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter have announced on Friday, July 20, the Data Transfer Project (DTP), an initiative to create an open-source, service-to-service data portability platform so that users of their sites and others can easily migrate data from one platform to another.
I guess even ransomware developers do not like being called scammers as shown by a recent venting session by the King Ouroboros ransomware developer on Twitter.
On Saturday, US State Department-designated terrorist group Hezbollah announced that Facebook and Twitter had terminated its main accounts.
Online crooks promoting fake "giveaways" have tricked people out of 8,148 Ether, currently worth around $4.3 million, according to statistical data compiled in EtherScamDB.
A study released by the The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) during their National Leadership Summit in Washington describes how over a one-year period, over 4 million anti-semitic tweets were shared or reshared over Twitter. These tweets were sent from approximately 3 million Twitter accounts.
Following an internal audit, Twitter admitted today that due to a bug in its password storage mechanism it accidentally logged some users' passwords in internal logs.
Twitter has banned Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its platform citing the company's alleged ties with Russian intelligence agencies.
In the span of three days, news broke that high-ranking security at executives at three of the Internet's most important tech firms —Google, Facebook, and Twitter— announced plans to leave their respective companies.
Online scammers have made over $5,000 worth of Ethereum in one night alone, showing how gullible some cryptocurrency users can be.
Starting today, Twitter has begun to enforce portions of their updated rules that deal with hate groups and those who promote violent speech against certain groups of people. This enforcement has come to be known as the "Twitter Purge" as many far-right Twitter users and organizations expect to have their account banned.
A rogue Twitter employee deleted President Trump's personal Twitter account on his last day as a customer support rep for the social network.
A Twitter user by the name @EugenePupov is trying to take credit for the massive phishing attack that hit Gmail users last night, but currently available evidence isn't lining up with his statements.
A Russian malware author is using codified tweets to start and stop DDoS attacks against desired targets. The DDoS attacks are launched from the computers of infected users using a peculiar piece of malware, which the attacker is spreading via a booby-trapped file named "driversUpdate.exe."
A quick round-up of various stories going on in tech right now
The Turkish-Dutch political conflict has spewed into cyberspace during the past few days as Turkish hackers have defaced hundreds of websites and Twitter accounts with political messages and pictures of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.