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Anatomy Of A Social Media Attack

August 26th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Social media threats are at an all-time high, ranging from account hijacking to impersonation attacks, scams, and new ways of distributing malware and executing phishing attacks. Sophisticated attacks target organisations of all sizes.  For example, Microsoft was the victim of a series of social media hacks by nation-state threat actors.  The attack campaign was extensive, […]

Oculus chief latest social media hack victim

July 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The chief executive of Facebook-owned virtual reality company Oculus, Brendan Iribe, has become the latest in a string of company bosses to have their social media accounts hacked. The Oculus boss had his Twitter account compromised, but it is now restored. Google’s Sundar Pichai, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Uber’s Travis Kalanick and Twitter’s Dick Costolo have […]

Zuckerberg’s social media accounts targeted by hackers

June 6th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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He might run the world’s biggest social networking site, but not even Mark Zuckerberg is immune to being hacked. The Facebook founder’s accounts on sites including Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest appear to have been briefly compromised on Sunday. A hacker group called Ourmine, which has more than 40,000 Twitter followers, claimed responsibility. The group […]

China ‘flooding’ social media with fake posts

May 20th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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China is “flooding” social media with comments by paid supporters in a bid to sway public opinion, a report has said. The research by Harvard academics draws on leaked documents to paint a picture of the way China polices social media. The government and its army of helpers write 488 million fake posts a year, […]

Twitter ‘to stop counting photos and links in character limit’

May 17th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microblogging site Twitter is to stop counting photographs and links in its 140-character limit for tweets, according to a report from Bloomberg. The change could be made within the next two weeks, Bloomberg quoted a source as saying. The company has not yet commented on the report. But in January, founder Jack Dorsey said Twitter […]

Social media cries foul over Twitter’s new China boss

April 19th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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So Twitter now has a managing director in China – a Chinese woman who used to be in the military – and online activists on the open side of the Great Firewall are freaking out. Yet it really is hard to see how concerning the appointment of Kathy Chen should actually be. Twitter is blocked […]

Social media age limits ‘ignored by most youngsters’

February 9th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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More than three-quarters of children aged 10 to 12 in the UK have social media accounts, even though they are below the age limit, a survey for BBC Newsround suggests. The study, marking this year’s Safer Internet Day, also suggests more than one in five has faced online bullying. The global event encourages “safe and […]

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December 21st, 2015 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Follow ilicomm Technology Solutions today on our social media channels, Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin for all of the latest IT industry news and updates. Everyday we post technology news, hints and tips and potential security warnings to ensure you are in the know. Click the below links to be directed to our social media sites: […]

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