Techmeme

Results 1 - 10 of 26:

Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Powerful worm on Twitter unleashes torrent of out-of-control tweets   —  Twitter on Wednesday was briefly overrun by a powerful computer worm that caused tens of thousands of users to tweet a message that contained self-propagating code exploiting a bug in the TweetDeck app.
Jun 11, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Lots Of Hollywood Interest In Making Bilton's Twitter Book A Movie   —  Interest is swirling at Sony and several other major Hollywood studios around Nick Bilton's book “Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal”, TechCrunch has learned.
Oct 25, 2013, 3:15 PMIn context
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Don't Click The WTF Link On Twitter Unless You DO Like Sex With Goats   —  Either a lot of Techies are into really kinky things, or there is a Twitter worm going around.  It looks like a ton of people just started sending out Tweets saying “I Like Anal Sex With Goats.”
Sep 26, 2010, 2:45 PMIn context
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Twitter ‘antibodies’ help kill worm, says researcher   —  Users are Twitter's best defense against hardcore hackers, but not spammers  —  Computerworld - Social-networking services like Facebook and Twitter have a natural defense against hardcore hackers, a security researcher said Tuesday.
Sep 22, 2010, 12:30 PMIn context
Robert McMillan / Computerworld:
Twitter knew about worm bug a month ago   —  IDG News Service - A serious bug that led to a series of fast-spreading worms on Twitter's website Tuesday had been fixed in August but was accidentally re-introduced.  —  The bug caused havoc until Twitter got it under control later on Tuesday morning.
Sep 21, 2010, 8:50 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Twitter worms spread quickly thanks to blatant security flaw   —  Anyone checking twitter.com this morning was probably greeted with a mess of JavaScript, mouseover effects, and spam retweets, after a flaw in the site's handling of hyperlinks allowed attackers to inject scripts into Twitter's pages.
Sep 21, 2010, 12:00 PMIn context
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost:
Twitter Ad Models Could Open PPC Trademark Can Of Worms   —  Allowing marketers to bid on trademarked keywords they don't own has been a bit of a gray issue for search engines.  For starters, some marketers turned it into a strategy, bidding up competitor's keywords to gain the upper hand.
Apr 14, 2010, 6:05 PMIn context
Ben Parr / Mashable!:
WARNING: Twitter Worm Spreading via Direct Messages   —  We have received multiple reports that a new, convincing, and dangerous worm and phishing scam is making the rounds on Twitter.  Hacked accounts are sending DMs to users and stealing their login information.
Sep 23, 2009, 10:00 PMIn context
Mikko / F-Secure Antivirus Research Weblog:
Twitter Now Filtering Malicious URLs   —  As Twitter has been getting more and more popular, it is increasingly targeted by worms, spam and account hijacking.  —  We've recommended Twitter to start filtering traffic to fight this.  They can easily do it, as all the messages go through them.
Aug 3, 2009, 12:35 PMIn context
John Leyden / The Register:
Twitter riddled with worms and scams (again)   —  Who will stop the madness?  —  Multiple new versions of the Mikeyy cross-site scripting worm spread across the Twitter micro-blogging network over the weekend.  —  The first in the latest batch of worms berated Twitter for poor security.
Apr 20, 2009, 12:00 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Project aims to help parents protect - and connect with - their kids  —  One hackathon team from Microsoft's //oneweek focuses on family safety and aims to give parents an easy way to understand their children's lives online.
Freshdesk:
How to not sound like a robot in your email notifications?  —  Your notifications don't have to be just notifications.  They can be another opportunity to charm your customers and to keep them hooked.  Learn how.
VMware:
The Best Thing for Your Data Center since vSphere  —  It's come to our attention that some folks are less than certain about the differences between vSphere and vSphere with Operations Management.  Let's clear things up:
Zoho:
Customer Spotlight: How One Company Went from No CRM to Zoho CRM Power Users  —  “We had evolved our CRM from spreadsheets, to Goldmine CRM and finally to ACT CRM, but we knew we needed to move to a native cloud-based CRM”
Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.