Call Me, Maybe? Phone Numbers On Twitter

By Robert Vamosi | 4/4/13 5:08 AM

So you change your phone number, how do you let your peeps know how to contact you? If you said send a Tweet, well ... that's not such a good idea.

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Twitter Adds Email Security After Breaches

By Robert Vamosi | 2/22/13 1:23 AM

As a result of recent security problems, Twitter has added email security to help block phishing attempts.

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Privacy Missteps Stunt Twitter's Vine Growth

By Robert Vamosi | 1/24/13 10:18 PM

Twitter rolled out its new six-second video service called Vine, only to withdraw it temporarily due to privacy concerns.

According to the New York Times, early adopters found that when they accessed the profile section, they were sometimes in someone else's account, exposing email and even physical addresses.

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Popular Websites Have Weak DKIM Key Lengths

By Robert Vamosi | 10/24/12 4:19 AM

Google used weak Domainkey Identified Mail or DKIM, says one expert.

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Tweeting Special Agents

By Robert Vamosi | 5/11/11 2:02 AM

The usually tight-lipped US Secret Service started tweeting on Monday.

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Wi-Fi Users Beware: Firesheep on the Loose in Your Gmail, Facebook, and Other Online Accounts

By JDavis | 2/23/11 7:36 AM

Firesheep, the latest threat to Wi-Fi users, is free, open source, and easy for even the intermediate user to figure out. In fact, over the past three months, more than 1 million individuals have downloaded Firesheep and have the ability to see what other Wi-Fi users on an unsecured network are doing.

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The Internet of (Living?) Things

By JDavis | 2/22/10 8:56 AM

Using networked sensors that capture electromagnetic information, in conjunction with a laptop, Ericsson recently showcased an orange tree that sends Twitter messages in response to its environment--people touching its leaves, walking nearby, etc.

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Twitter Hacked via SSL Flaw

By JDavis | 11/22/09 3:49 PM

A recently discovered flaw in the SSL/TLS protocol was recently exploited by a Swiss researcher looking to prove that the vulnerability was more serious than some had thought. The bug, a hole in regeneration phase of SSL sessions that allows for "man-in-the-middle" attacks, was used to infiltrate Twitter servers and steal user login credentials.

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