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12366536054?profile=RESIZE_400xThe US Securities and Exchange Commission on 22 January 2024 revealed that hackers used SIM swapping to take over its X (formerly Twitter) account.  The hack occurred on 09 January 2024, when a post sent from the agency’s @SECGov account on the social platform announced that a long-awaited bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) was approved.  The post caused the price of bitcoin to spike more than $1,000.   Shortly after the post, the SEC Chairman announced on his personal account that the SEC’s acc

12163827256?profile=RESIZE_400xElon Musk shocked Twitter users (again) with a rebrand of the social media platform, complete with a name change and a new logo that did away with the brand's iconic blue bird. Twitter is now X, with redirecting to But what is "X"? Musk's vision for X has been a long time coming, and the Twitter rebrand isn't as surprising as it may seem.  Just weeks before Musk acquired Twitter for $44 billion, he hinted at his vision for the social media platform, tweeting that "Buying Twitt

11836179895?profile=RESIZE_400x"There's a sucker born every minute" is a phrase closely associated with PT Barnum, an American showman of the mid-19th century, although there is no evidence that he said it.  Early examples of its use are among gamblers and confidence tricksters of the era.  A previously undetected cryptocurrency scam has leveraged over 1,000 fraudulent websites to ensnare users into a bogus rewards scheme since at least January 2021.

This massive campaign has likely resulted in thousands of people being scamm

11030743686?profile=RESIZE_400xMusk’s TruthGPT - Formerly named Twitter, now X Corp owner Elon Musk is warning on the dangers of artificial intelligence to humanity and claiming that a popular Chatbot has a liberal bias that he plans to counter with his own AI creation.  Musk stated in a recent interview that he plans to create an alternative to the popular AI Chatbot ChatGPT that he is calling “TruthGPT,” which will be a “maximum truth-seeking AI that tries to understand the nature of the universe.”

Remember in May 2022, whe

10970905059?profile=RESIZE_400xIn 2015, ISIS conducted a series of coordinated attacks around Paris that killed 130 people and wounded nearly 500 more. Two years later, 39 people were killed in an ISIS attack on an Istanbul nightclub during the early hours of New Year’s Day.  This week, the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a pair of cases arising from those attacks.  The justices’ decisions in Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Taamneh could reshape legal liability for some of the nation’s largest technology compan

10894405054?profile=RESIZE_400xA hacker has leaked 5.3 million Twitter account details on a cybercrime forum while another researcher, Chad Loder, claims there is another Twitter breach involving “perhaps over 100 million accounts.”

On 7 August 2022, reported a story detailing a Twitter data breach involving 5.4 million accounts.  Now, the very same data has been leaked on a hacker forum which surfaced as an alternative to popular and now-sized Raidforums.

10894405257?profile=RESIZE_584xThe data is currently available for download (Screenshot

10878390288?profile=RESIZE_400xImpending doom looked foreseeable with Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition of Twitter and began to show early on even before the billionaire completed his purchase.  From the daily tit-for-tat on his Twitter acquisition stance, it became apparent to some that that Musk’s indecisive nature foretold an ominous future for Twitter.  However, the actual chaos ensued just hours after Musk became the largest stakeholder in the bird app.  From his plan to grant a “blue tick” verification symbol to anyon

10529482293?profile=RESIZE_400xSeems Twitter is having many serious issues of late.  A few months ago, Elon Musk started a whirlwind inside and outside the social media giant.  Now regulators at the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued regulatory action against Twitter.  Twitter has agreed to pay $150 million for violating a 2011 administrative order with the FTC over how it used the email addresses and phone numbers of its users for targeted advertising, the agency announced with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on May

10065313865?profile=RESIZE_400xA Twitter spokesman has said it is firing Peiter Zatko, the network security expert it hired in November 2020 as head of security. Changes in the composition of Twitter's security team followed "an assessment of how the organization was being led," according to a company memo.  Zatko, known by the handle "Mudge," gained fame as a member of the Cult of the Dead Cow ethical hacking collective in the 1990s and later moved to top cybersecurity research positions at the Defense Advanced Research and


On 1 May 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed “Internet sovereignty” bill.  New requirements to use ISPs to track traffic origin will likely force traffic decryption and support of internal censorship efforts.  In the future, Russia will develop its own DNS system to conduct special Internet controls.  Currently, LinkedIn is banned in Russia.  Russian national payment system, Mir, was developed after several Russian banks were denied services by US-based Visa and MasterCard.  Future st