Sunday, January 22, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple Sues Qualcomm Over Patent Royalties
Sharp Establishes New Research and Development Center for Home Appliances in China
Samsung Seeks Arbitration Over LCD Supply Halt
Canon May Invest In Toshiba's Chip Business
Samsung To Explain What Caused The Galaxy Note 7's ban In Press Event
Nintendo's 'Fire Emblem Heroes' Smartphone Game features in-app Purchases
Fujifilm X-T20 Features New 24MP Sensor and 4K Video Capture
Samsung Begins Rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 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
Yahoo Unveils New Security Breach
U.S.Navy Disclosed Security Breach In Its Systems
Yahoo Investigates New Hack Claim
Hackers Steal Money From 20,000 Tesco Bank Accounts
Microsoft Identifies Russia-linked Hackers Exploiting Windows Flaw
Multiple Banks Attacked by Hacker Group, Symantec Says
U.S. Blames Russia For Cyber Attacks To Disrupt Election Process
Hackers Probed Voting Systems, U.S. Says
Hackers Accesssed Customer Credit Card Data From Acer Store
Mark Zuckerberg's Social Media Accounts Were Hacked
Hackers Target Banks in the Middle East
Hackers Steal, Sell Verizon Enterprise Customer Data

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .