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Twitter acquires password security startup Mitro

Twitter acquires password security startup Mitro | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
The social network buys Mitro and lets it keep operating as is -- the only change is now the startup's code will be open source.


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Facebook, the early years: handing out a master password like candy

Facebook, the early years: handing out a master password like candy | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Former "voice of the boy king" - aka ghostwriter to Mark Zuckerberg - Katherine Losse says she was stunned when they handed over a password that could get her into any account, all sans background ...
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It appears that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his minions, in the early days, had a master password with which they could sign in to any user account and poke at whatever data we entrusted to the site.

 

The Guardian gleaned this from Zuckerberg's former speechwriter, Katherine Losse.

 

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It appears that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his minions, in the early days, had a master password with which they could sign in to any user account and poke at whatever data we entrusted to the site.

 

The Guardian gleaned this from Zuckerberg's former speechwriter, Katherine Losse.

 

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Guardian Twitter Account Hacked by Syrian Activists

Guardian Twitter Account Hacked by Syrian Activists | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
The Syrian Electronic Army struck again over the weekend, hitting another media organization's Twitter account. The latest attack appears to be in retaliation against Twitter for suspending its account.
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- - http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Phishing

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?q=Privacy

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

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Mega-hack of celebrities exposes social security numbers, credit reports, and more...

Mega-hack of celebrities exposes social security numbers, credit reports, and more... | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Beyoncé, Michelle Obama, Paris Hilton and more public figures have had their personal information exposed on the internet.

But who is behind it?
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===> BEWARE of the MALWARE and make secure Passwords!!! <===

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, March 12, 2013 2:05 PM

 

===> BEWARE of the MALWARE and make secure Passwords!!! <===

 

Check also:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Passwords

 

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Twitter makes password reset easier, account hijacking harder

Twitter makes password reset easier, account hijacking harder | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has announced two changes aimed at helping protect user accounts and restore access to them.

The company said that they are aware...


"To protect your account in this scenario we built a system that analyzes login attempts on your account - by looking at things like location, device being used and login history - and identifies suspicious behavior," they shared.


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To protect your account in this scenario we built a system that analyzes login attempts on your account - by looking at things like location, device being used and login history - and identifies suspicious behavior, they shared.


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Twitter warns of more hacks, threats to come; issues media memo

Twitter warns of more hacks, threats to come; issues media memo | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
The microblogging giant has warned news outlets that "these attacks will continue," particularly against high profile media organizations.
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- - http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Phishing

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?q=Privacy

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesfr.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

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Beware Twitter "password check" sites - there are fakes, and there are fake fakes!

Beware Twitter "password check" sites - there are fakes, and there are fake fakes! | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
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 th...

 

Short, sweet, and clear.

 

- Don't click login links in emails.

 

- Check the address bar.

 

- And watch out for the HTTPS (secure HTTP) padlock in the address bar whenever you are entering PII of any sort, from passwords to account numbers.

 

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Short, sweet, and clear.

 

- Don't click login links in emails.

 

- Check the address bar.

 

- And watch out for the HTTPS (secure HTTP) padlock in the address bar whenever you are entering PII of any sort, from passwords to account numbers.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 24, 2013 8:22 AM

 

Short, sweet, and clear.

 

- Don't click login links in emails.

 

- Check the address bar.

 

- And watch out for the HTTPS (secure HTTP) padlock in the address bar whenever you are entering PII of any sort, from passwords to account numbers.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, April 24, 2013 8:30 AM

 

Short, sweet, and clear.

 

- Don't click login links in emails.

 

- Check the address bar.

 

- And watch out for the HTTPS (secure HTTP) padlock in the address bar whenever you are entering PII of any sort, from passwords to account numbers.

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

 

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Why online security is taxing our brains

Why online security is taxing our brains | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nathan Acosta is feeling a little overwhelmed.The 24-year-old from Raleigh, North Carolina, who works for a financial services firm, is trying his best to keep up with all the passwords...
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