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Hacked Hotmail accounts used weak passwords

Hacked Hotmail accounts used weak passwords

Majority were easy to pick.
Oct 8 2009 1:11AM
Mass account theft hits Hotmail users

Mass account theft hits Hotmail users

Phishing operation blamed for loss of thousands of passwords.
Oct 6 2009 11:04AM
Fake Twitter accounts lead to scareware sites

Fake Twitter accounts lead to scareware sites

Fake profiles auto-generated.
Sep 22 2009 11:25AM
Twitter to launch analytics service for businesses

Twitter to launch analytics service for businesses

Dashboard will allow companies to monitor tweets relating to their business.
Sep 10 2009 7:52AM
Twitter takes aim at paid follower services

Twitter takes aim at paid follower services

Aussie firm Usocial in the firing line.
Aug 19 2009 6:35AM
Facebook beefs up security

Facebook beefs up security

Facebook is to introduce a set of security measures that will aim to reduce the amount of compromised accounts with a 'suspicious activity' page.
Jul 21 2009 2:44PM
Twitter introduces verified accounts to cut down on impersonators and malicious links

Twitter introduces verified accounts to cut down on impersonators and malicious links

Twitter has introduced the first phase of its Verified Accounts program to help profile users confirm their accounts.
Jun 15 2009 10:21AM
Twitter tackles impersonators

Twitter tackles impersonators

Twitter unveiled plans Saturday to tackle on-site impersonators, a problem that is increasing as the microblogging site grows in popularity.
Jun 8 2009 7:37AM
Rogue malware attack seeps into Twitter

Rogue malware attack seeps into Twitter

A new Twitter attack is infecting users with a rogue antivirus download.
Jun 4 2009 1:48PM
Google simplifies migration path to Gmail

Google simplifies migration path to Gmail

Google has updated Gmail to make it easier for users to migrate from competing email providers.
May 15 2009 6:26AM
French hacker lays claim to Twitter attacks

French hacker lays claim to Twitter attacks

A French hacker is taking credit for a recent high-profile attack on microblogging site Twitter.
May 4 2009 6:37AM
Twitter struck by new Easter worm attacks

Twitter struck by new Easter worm attacks

Twitter has been hit by yet more security incidents over the Easter weekend, although the intent seems to have been mischief rather than password harvesting this time.
Apr 14 2009 6:12AM
Facebook defends its security and privacy tools

Facebook defends its security and privacy tools

Facebook has reassured customers about the security and privacy of its service, claiming that its automated systems spot and take down thousands of fake or malicious accounts every week.
Mar 25 2009 10:18AM
Bank accounts may be hit after Monster.com hacking

Bank accounts may be hit after Monster.com hacking

Usernames and passwords may be the largest concern of the Monster.com data breach.
Jan 29 2009 10:46AM
Privileged accounts create 'gaping hole' for IT security

Privileged accounts create 'gaping hole' for IT security

The potential abuse of privileged accounts in the current financial environment is a gaping hole in company security.
Jan 14 2009 11:14AM
SecureWorks: Commercial banking accounts targeted by Prg trojan variant

SecureWorks: Commercial banking accounts targeted by Prg trojan variant

A Russian criminal organisation known as UpLevel and its German affiliates are using a version of the Prg trojan to attack commercial banking clients, according to anti-virus vendor SecureWorks.
Dec 18 2007 9:33AM
Spam accounts for nearly 95 per cent of email

Spam accounts for nearly 95 per cent of email

Spam email accounted for between 90 and 95 percent of all email in 2007, up from an estimated five per cent of email in 2001, according to a report from web security company Barracuda Networks..
Dec 14 2007 10:46AM
New Trojan compromises accounts from 300 organisations

New Trojan compromises accounts from 300 organisations

Three hundred companies and government organisations have been attacked by a new Trojan with multiple variants that gets around SSL protections, a researcher with SecureWorks told SCMagazine.com.
Mar 21 2007 3:14AM
QAS drives NSW, QLD accounts harder

QAS drives NSW, QLD accounts harder

Address management software vendor QAS has appointed a new account manager with a view to growing its northern channel.
Mar 1 2004 12:00AM
Businesses warned to double-check accounts

Businesses warned to double-check accounts

Jan 1 2000 12:00AM

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