British man arrested in connection with Twitter mega-hack that posted cryptocurrency scam from celebrity accounts

Police in Spain have arrested a British man in connection with what many consider the worst hack in Twitter’s history. In July 2020, the Twitter accounts of public figures and well-known organisations were compromised, allowing malicious hackers to post tweets to millions of unsuspecting followers. Compromised accounts included those of then-Presidential candidate Joe Biden, Bill […]

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Twitter – Des clés de sécurité comme seule forme d’authentification à deux facteurs pour les utilisateurs

Les utilisateurs de Twitter ont désormais la possibilité d’utiliser des clés de sécurité comme seule forme d’authentification à deux facteurs (2FA), sur web et mobile, ce qui signifie qu’il est possible d’enregistrer une ou plusieurs clés de sécurité comme seule forme d’authentification sur son compte Twitter sans méthode 2FA de secours. Avec cette mise à […]

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Secure AI is the foundation of trustworthy AI

AI-based recommendation systems are used in many online services we enjoy today, including search engines, online shopping sites, streaming services, and social media. However, their growing influence over what people see and do on the internet has raised concerns about their susceptibility to various types of abuse, such as their active use to spread disinformation […]

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Try This One Weird Trick Russian Hackers Hate

In a Twitter discussion last week on ransomware attacks, KrebsOnSecurity noted that virtually all ransomware strains have a built-in failsafe designed to cover the backsides of the malware purveyors: They simply will not install on a Microsoft Windows computer that already has one of many types of virtual keyboards installed — such as Russian or […]

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