China's U.K. embassy has suggested that "anti-China elements" were involved in diplomat Liu Xiaoming 'liking' several offending tweets, one of which included pornographic content.
One subreddit posted a tweet by someone claiming to be responsible for the hack, allegedly named "calvin goh and Melvern." In a tweet, the hackers threatened to hack r/worldnews and r/pics. It also threatened violence against a Chinese Embassy.
"This incident is a dark chapter in our exchange's history, and we are pleased to offer this reward as further evidence of our determination to obtain the lost property," Bitfinex said.
A 17-year-old from Tampa has been identified as the mastermind behind a Twitter hack that scammed over $100,000 in bitcoin. Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren filed 30 felony charges against the teen, who will be tried in Florida as an adult.
"We feel terrible about the security incident that negatively affected the people we serve and their trust in us. Security doesn't have an endpoint, it's a constant iteration," Jack Dorsey told investors.
The company said the investigation was still underway, but most affected users should have access to their Twitter accounts now.
The New York Times reported that a 19-year-old from the south of England was involved in the hack of notable public figures.
The social network's security team is continuing to analyze the scope of the cyberattack believed to have exploited an internal system accessed by a "coordinated social engineering attack."
"If you can reset passwords and tweet as the person I can't see why messages would be off limits," one cybersecurity expert told Newsweek.
Twitter's security team says "significant steps" have been taken to limit access to its backend systems after an unprecedented cyberattack blamed on a "coordinated social engineering attack."
"We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused and concern to our customers and related parties. In the future, we will make further efforts to strengthen security," Nintendo said.
In light of the rumors about hacking that are circulating on Twitter, here's a step-by-step guide to ditching your Houseparty account.
"All Houseparty accounts are safe—the service is secure, has never been compromised, and doesn't collect passwords for other sites," the official Twitter account said today after hack rumors.
The data included names, home addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers, but does not appear to have resulted in the loss of guests' financial details, an MGM spokesperson said.
"Two-factor authentication is more than needed," a security researcher told Newsweek. "People have to understand that they will not have any privacy with this kind of product."
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo argued Republican congressman Randy Weber about conspiracy theories that claim cybersecurity company CrowdStrike is partially owned by a Ukrainian.
In the biggest card dump in history, dark web site Joker's Stash has listed 1.3 million Indian credit and debit cards for sale, in an online shop that is valued at $130 million.
"We take the security of our community very seriously," said the food delivery company, which wasn't aware of the May breach until earlier this month.
"We are still investigating this case for legitimacy and relevancy. After refusing to cooperate and continuing with this extortion, this individual has begun distributing the data," Binance said.
Experts tell "Newsweek" why the Capital One intrusion was both a hack and a breach, and how the bank may hold the "ultimate responsibility" for the data theft.
Amazon Web Services "was not compromised in any way and functioned as designed," the firm told Newsweek. Capital One said a breach impacted 100 million individuals in the U.S. and six million people in Canada.
"We want to reassure that this incident does not indicate any risks for your personal data," the Chinese smartphone maker said after OnePlus 7 Pro users were sent bizarre texts.
"For £18 you can find out if we should have paid that ransom," the legendary band posted online after an unknown hacker demanded $150,000 to keep the music unreleased.
South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham said that while President Trump did nothing wrong in regards to 2016 election interference, he still believes the Russian meddling "is a big deal" worthy of increased sanctions.
Up to 67 percent of Russians felt confident that their country could handle a "major cyber incident" as opposed to 53 percent in the U.S.
Some have called the hack the biggest in Germany's history.
The Dark Overlord is threatening release of documents stolen from a business insurer unless a ransom is paid in bitcoin.
The names, birth dates and addresses of nearly 1,000 people were leaked.