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Emma Stone’s twitter hacked

3/22/2013: Emma Stone revealed that she was not behind the ambiguous tweets concerning boyfriend Andrew Garfield and co-star Shailene Woodley that sparked cheating rumors. Speculation surrounded Stone’s mysterious “tweet and delete” spree over the past few months. Emma addressed the rumors on an On Air with Ryan Seacrest radio interview. One tweet in particular on …

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New Dr Who girl Jenna-Louise Coleman’s name exploited by Twitter sex video scammers

SophosLabs: Jenna-Louise Coleman has been unveiled as the new “Doctor Who” companion, joining the BBC TV time traveller in his TARDIS later this year. “Doctor Who” is one of Britain’s biggest television shows, and is popular elsewhere around the world, so it was no surprise to find 25-year-old actress Jenna Louise-Coleman’s name was a trending …

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Twitter enables HTTPS for all signed-in users

The H-Online: Twitter has announced that it has now enabled HTTPS by default for all users signed into the micro-blogging service. By using HTTPS, all user information including log-in credentials transmitted to the company’s servers are sent using SSL encryption. This means that all data is transmitted in encrypted form and can no longer be …

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Twitter Malware Attack: Photos of Dead Gaddafi

Mashable: As reports of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s death circulate on the Internet, so is a gruesome cellphone photo of what appears to be his severely wounded body and another that appears to be his dead body. Both are likely opportunities for spammers with bad intentions. The first photo was distributed by the news …

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Twitter finally released a “Stalkers” app? No, it’s a phishing scam

Sophos Labs: Twitter users are being hit today by messages claiming to link to a new app from Twitter which will track your stalkers. However, the messages are really designed to steal your Twitter usernames and passwords. Here’s a typical message that users are seeing: Twitter finally released an app that tracks your “Stalkers” get …

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Twitter goes secure – say goodbye to Firesheep with “Always use HTTPS” option

Sophos Labs: Good news on the social networking security front is that Twitter has finally got its act together to offer an Always use HTTPS option. If you turn on this option, all of your personalized interaction with Twitter will be encrypted – not only while you are logging in, but also while you are …

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