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.
Twitter and its users have perennial problems with spam, as a quick search of Naked Security will reveal.
So you might be surprised that the micro-blogging site's own Twitter identity for reporting spam, the easily-remembered account "@spam", has been killed off.
The Syrian Electronic Army appears to have hacked into accounts belonging to the NPR media network, and defaced news stories.
American singer Victoria Justice is not happy that someone (she blames a hacker) has leaked swimsuit photos of her onto the internet.
And she's quite right to be upset - both with the hacker, and the website that published them.
A US teenager is charged with distributing child pornography after allegedly hacking minors' cellphones through an SMS ad that installed malware, giving him access to the phones' content.