Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Releases The Sharks Cove, A Raspberry Pi Alternative
EA Access for Xbox One Now Available
NVIDIA Rolls Out the GeForce 340.52 WHQL Driver
BlackBerry Strengthens Its Mobile Security Portfolio With The Acquisition of Secusmart
IBM, ACS And AT&T Claim Breakthrough In Elastic Cloud-to Cloud Networking
HP Says Internet of Things Devices Are Vulnerable to Attack
China Starts Anti-monopoly Investigation On Microsoft
Apple's MacBook Pros Now Come With Faster processors And More Memory
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Hackers...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Hackers Took Over AP Twitter Account


Hackers gained access on the popular Associated Press Twitter account on Tuesday and sent a bogus tweet of two explosions in the White House, with U.S. financial markets to plunge on the false news.

An official @AP account reported that two explosions at the White House injured President Barack Obama.

AP quickly knock down the tweet but the it remained online was enough to influence all U.S. markets, which quickly recovered their losses.

The "Syrian Electronic Army" group on Tuesday claimed responsibility on its own Twitter feed for the AP hack.The same group had recently claimed credit for similar hacks of Twitter accounts for National Public Radio, BBC and CBS's "60 Minutes" program.

Over the past months, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal papers said their systems were hacked, prompting the White House and lawmakers to push through legislation that will help better defend against cyber attacks.


Previous
Next
Sony Announces the Cyber-shot HX50V Camera With 30x Optical Zoom        All News        Samsung Licenses DigitalOptics Face Detection and Tracking Software
Apple's Profit Decreased     General Computing News      Facebook To Buld New Data Center In Iowa

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
U.S. Arrests Russian Accused Of Hacking Retail Systems
Montana State Says 1.3 Million Records Exposed in Data Breach
Hackers Used YouTube To Sell Stolen Credit Card Data
Hackers Attack Dominos Pizza, Steal Customers' Data
Iranian Hackers Use Fake Social Media Accounts To Spy
Spotify's Servers Hacked
AVAST Forum Hacked
eBay Asks Users To Change Passwords
U.S. Charges Chinese Military Hackers for Cyber Espionage Against U.S. Corporations
Over One Million Orange Customer Data Exposed
Australian Consumer Watchdog Exposed Users' Email Addresses
EA Games Server Compromised

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .