Twitter underground economy still going strong

The Twitter underground economy and the fake social account market as a whole continues to gain momentum, and the financial motivations of this multimillion-dollar business …

Twitter finally offers 2-factor authentication

Following a slew of high-profile compromises of accounts belonging to media outlets such as AP and satirical news site The Onion, Twitter has finally implemented two-factor …

Financial malware hijacking Twitter accounts

Researchers have discovered another active spamming campaign targeting Twitter users. “The malware launches a Man-in-the-Browser attack through the browser of infected …

Twitter’s recipe for security awareness

Security awareness training is an issue that has been and continues to be hotly debated both online and offline. It is also a topic that seems a little out of place at the …

Twitter wisdom: April 9, 2013

Here’s food for thought from people you should be following on Twitter. Actually it strikes me dentistry and infosec are similar. We both breach prevention better than …

Infosec Twitter wisdom: March 27, 2013

Here’s food for thought from people you should be following on Twitter. People don’t get why Inception was such a profoundly great movie. It’s a story where …

Infosec Twitter wisdom: March 22, 2013

Here’s food for thought from people you should be following on Twitter. An IP address is not a smoking gun. — Dave Lewis (@gattaca) March 21, 2013 There’s no …

Twitter entreats users to use better passwords

Twitter is urging users once again to improve their passwords – both on Twitter and on other online services. Apart from the usual advice on using longer, more complex, …