Facebook removes major QAnon group along with hundreds of accounts posing as black Trump supporters- Tempemail

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Facebook has staged a major cull of fake accounts, taking down hundreds masquerading as black supporters of Donald Trump and supporters of the conspiracy theory movement QAnon – as well as Continue Reading

Apple Touch ID Flaw Could Have Let Attackers Hijack iCloud Accounts – Tempemail

Apple earlier this year fixed a security vulnerability in iOS and macOS that could have potentially allowed an attacker to gain unauthorized access to a user’s iCloud account. Uncovered in February by Thijs Alkemade, a security specialist at IT security firm Computest, the flaw resided in Apple’s implementation of TouchID Continue Reading

Twitter hack: US and UK teens arrested over breach of celebrity accounts | Twitter

Authorities have charged three men in a major Twitter breach this month that hacked the accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in bitcoin. The suspects include a 19-year-old British man from Bognor Regis, a 22-year-old man from Continue Reading

Wiley’s Facebook and Instagram accounts deactivated after antisemitic remarks | Wiley- Tempemail

Facebook has announced that it has deactivated Wiley’s Facebook and Instagram accounts, after the grime MC posted a series of antisemitic comments on his social media accounts. “There is no place for hate speech on Facebook and Instagram,” a company spokesperson said. “After initially placing Wiley’s accounts in a seven Continue Reading

Twitter hackers accessed DMs of up to 36 accounts | Twitter- Tempemail

The perpetrators of an unprecedented Twitter hack accessed the direct messages of up to 36 affected accounts, including an unnamed Dutch politician, the company has confirmed. Although the internal investigation into last week’s hack, which affected more than 100 accounts and was primarily used to promote a bitcoin-based scam that Continue Reading

Twitter announces broad crackdown on QAnon accounts and content | Technology- Tempemail

Twitter announced a broad crackdown on accounts and content related to the QAnon conspiracy theory on Tuesday, citing its policies against “behavior that has the potential to lead to offline harm”. The company said it would block URLs associated with QAnon from being shared on the platform, and would no Continue Reading

130 high-profile Twitter accounts targeted in hacking attack | Technology- Tempemail

More than a hundred high-profile Twitter accounts have been hacked, the social network confirmed, as fresh evidence emerged linking the attack to a small group of petty hackers. One hundred and 30 accounts were affected in the unprecedented attack, Twitter said in a statement on Friday morning, adding that “for Continue Reading

130 Twitter Accounts were Affected by Unprecedented Hack | Tempemail

Sourced from Wired. Twitter fell victim to a major hack that saw 130 high-profile accounts – belonging to the likes of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, former US President Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos and Apple, amongst others – targetted, although it’s reported that no passwords were stolen. Hackers used these accounts Continue Reading

FBI leads search for hackers who hijacked Twitter accounts – Security- Tempemail

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is leading an inquiry into the Twitter hacking, according to sources familiar with the situation, as more Washington lawmakers raised alarms about the breach of high-profile accounts on the social media platform. Earlier the law enforcement agency had said hackers appeared to commit cryptocurrency fraud Continue Reading

Numerous High-profile Accounts were Hacked on Twitter | Tempemail

Image sourced from Mission Statement Academy Twitter fell victim to a major hack that saw verified high-profile accounts – belonging to the likes of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, former US President Barack Obama, Jeff Bezos and Apple, amongst others – taken over. Hackers used these accounts to promote a bitcoin Continue Reading