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Guy Kawasaki's Twitter account hijacked, pushes Windows and Mac malware | Zero Day | ZD... - 0 views

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    The Twitter account belonging to venture capitalist and Mac evangelist Guy Kawasaki was hijacked yesterday and used to push malware to some 140,000 Twitter users. The attack (screenshot above) included a link to what purported to be a "sex tape video free download" linked to Gossip Girls star Leighton Meester but, after a series of clicks, the end result was a malicious Trojan.
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Twitter Spam Spreads Worm - Business Center - PC World - 0 views

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    Twitter spam bearing a worm virus is on the loose today trying to lure Twitter users into opening a malicious file attachment containing malware that could take over Windows-based machines, Symantec is warning. It works through a Twitter message that arrives claiming your friends are inviting you to join them and to check the attachment -- which is a ZIP file -- to find out who, says Kevin Haley, director of Symantec's security response division. "It's a new social-engineering trick," he says, adding the payload is Ackantta.B, a variant on the Ackantta worm discovered in February that has been used in e-mail spam attacks.
Andrew Long

How Facebook and Twitter are changing data privacy rules | CIO - 0 views

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    Interesting discussion around the often trivial concernfrom executives with data privacy (outside of health data). Twitter and Facebook may help improve this situation.
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