Last week Wikileaks released an enormous collection of mysterious 'insurance' data on to the web. The data was released in 3 sizeable torrent files alongside a message asking the people of earth to mirror the data far and wide. But what's in the files?
The service has algorithms that will splice and dice the tweets from your live self, learn as it goes along how to sound something like pre-mortem you, and then take over, one assumes, when the zombie apocalypse renders your fingers a bit spongy.
Foreign Policy magazine ran an article this week that positions Twitter as a recruiter for Al-Qaeda. But isn't the magazine just shooting the messenger?
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The data will help to identify those who posted racist tweets on Twitter's French service in October 2012. The court didn't buy Twitter's argument that it was a US company and therefore subject to US rules about free speech.
Twitter's new two factor authentication system will be welcomed by some users, but ignored by others who will find it a nuisance.
Notably, it's unlikely to be much use at all to media companies who have suffered at the hands of hackers, as Graham Cluley explains.
With a cybercrime plan as poorly thought out as this, maybe it's no wonder the Soviet Union didn't survive.
The Syrian Electronic Army has struck again - this time adding the scalp of the prestigious Financial Times to its collection of hijacked accounts belonging to well-known media organisations.
"Colin was here" - Sky News Twitter not hacked as a "disaster recovery" test message is accidentally posted
The Sky Newsbreak Twitter account appears to have been hacked, or at least hijacked, earlier today. But who *is* Colin?
Candace Bushnell has her Twitter hacked, and her email, and a draft version of her upcoming book leaked onto the net.
The Syrian Electronic Army is up to its dirty tricks again - this time hijacking Twitter accounts belonging to The Guardian.
After a widely publicised hack or data breach, you'll often find "password check" sites springing up.
Some of them are legitimate, but other password check sites are as bogus as they sound on the surface...
With just under two million followers, AP's Twitter account has a wide reach, and is influential.
Influential enough, it seems, that a false rumour from the AP feed can have a visible affect on the stock market.
Twitter's security team appears to be playing whack-a-mole with a group of hackers who have made a name for themselves hijacking the accounts of high profile media organisations.