Twitter shuts down TweetDeck after XSS bug hack

Twitter shuts down TweetDeck after XSS bug hack

SAN FRANCISCO, June 11 (UPI) --Twitter temporarily shut down its TweetDeck program for an hour Wednesday after it was hacked by the XSS bug that could have left user accounts vulnerable.
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Mortgage lenders put clients' information at risk

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) -- More than 70 percent of U.S. mortgage lenders have information sharing practices that put their clients' personal data at risk, a cybersecurity firm found.

Fake votes show security problems in French digital election

PARIS, June 3 (UPI) -- A French news website says it was able to cast "fake" votes in France's first digital election by registering under different names.

Twitter accounts of BBC hacked

LONDON, March 21 (UPI) -- A group backing Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad is suspected in the hacking of several BBC Twitter accounts Thursday, the broadcaster said.

Iran says its addressed energy virus

TEHRAN, May 30 (UPI) -- Iranian authorities said they were able to develop computer software that would defend computer systems from an infection that targeted its oil ministry.

India said top spam country in the world

LONDON, April 23 (UPI) -- India now leads the world in junk e-mails, becoming the world's biggest source of Internet spam, a report by a British computer security company says.

Hacker of U.S. sites arrested in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Police in Romania said they've arrested a notorious hacker known for breaking into U.S. government and military Web sites to expose security faults.

Facebook victim of porn spam attack

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A spam attack on the social networking site Facebook has left its news feeds flooded with pornography and violent images, company officials said.

BBC: Internet IQ study was hoax

TORONTO, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Widely reported research by a Canadian firm purporting Internet Explorer users tend to be less intelligent apparently is a hoax, the BBC reported Wednesday.
Zuckerberg's Facebook fan page hacked

Zuckerberg's Facebook fan page hacked

BURLINGTON, Mass., Jan. 27 (UPI) -- A Massachusetts technology consultant said the hacking of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's fan page calls the site's security into question.

Experts: 10/10/10 computer fears overblown

ABINGDON, England, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- British computer security experts said fears of a 10/10/10 computer failure or virus Oct. 10 are likely overblown.

France warns Microsoft browser users

PARIS, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- France has joined Germany in urging Internet users to find an alternative Web browser to Microsoft's Internet Explorer for security reasons.

Hotmail accounts, passwords, posted online

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Thousands of Hotmail accounts, most of them originating in Europe, were compromised when the accounts and passwords were posted online, Microsoft Corp. said.

RINBOT virus could hijack network systems

BOSTON, March 1 (UPI) -- A crippling computer virus infiltrating big U.S. businesses could hijack business network systems worldwide, a security software company said Thursday.

Hackers use phoney bin Laden suicide note

LONDON, July 24 (UPI) -- A British computer security group says hackers are sending e-mails supposedly containing evidence that Osama bin Laden has killed himself.
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Graham Cluley is a British computer programmer and Senior Technology Consultant at Sophos well-known in the anti-virus industry. However, he is better known nowadays as a security blogger and educationalist, and media contact point for Sophos. His corporate biography lists many anti-virus related media appearances.

In December 2009, Cluley's blog was named IT Security Blog of the Year by the readers of British technology magazine Computer Weekly. In the same ceremony Computer Weekly also named Cluley Twitter user of the year.

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