Many people are following a Twitter account which claims to belong to the new Pope.
And, as we all know, cybercriminals love to take advantage of a hot news story to spread attacks and dupe people into clicking on links without thinking.
Saudi Aramco, the national oil company of Saudi Arabia, has had its official Twitter account compromised by hackers.
The hackers have changed the firm's avatar and are tweeting out a series of messages.
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An impossibly coiffed real estate mogul's Twitter account starts posting hip-hop lyrics.
Do *you* take enough care of your social media accounts?
Shortly after admitting that its own techies got infected thanks to a Java hole, Apple has pushed out a Java update for the rest of us.
Apple, with this most recent update, seems to have washed its hands permanently of browser-based Java. Paul Ducklin explains...
The controversial presenter of BBC's "Top Gear" programme, has had his Twitter account compromised by spammers... and he wants his revenge.
Within seconds of the news breaking that Pope Benedict XVI was to resign, spam began to appear on Twitter taking advantage of the story.
The firm behind fake websites such as "News 6 News Alerts," "Health News Health Alerts," or "Health 5 Beat Health News" has had to cease its deceptive operations after it was fined by the FTC.
Just a few days after Twitter reset passwords and revoked session tokens for 250,000 possibly hacked user accounts, the king of social media succinctness has apparently taken its first step toward two-factor authentication.
Twitter users mentioning the Super Bowl are being bombarded with scam tweets, don't click links promising free Super Bowl info.
Everything you need to know about the Twitter hack, and how you should respond to it - in simple English.
Twitter on Monday released its second Transparency Report, which revealed governments' growing taste for what Twitter itself labels "invasive requests" for information.
Months after hate speech was taken down from Twitter, a French court has ordered the company to hand over details of users who posted anti-Semitic content. Is the uncloaking of the haters worth the erosion of privacy?