The Best Twitter Cybersecurity Accounts You Should Follow [Updated 2021]

Security experts, researchers, and cyber enthusiasts abound on Twitter, eager to share their ideas, news, and research on information security, industry best practices, and the most recent dangers. If you’re…

Twitter Verified Accounts Targeted as Part of a Large Phishing Attempt

On Twitter, verified accounts are those that have a blue badge with a checkmark. These accounts often represent well-known influencers, celebrities, politicians, journalists, activists, as well as government and commercial…

Hundreds of Twitter accounts aimed to suppress vote weeks before Honduran presidential election

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 10, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Hundreds of fake Twitter accounts targeted opposition candidates and urged citizens not to vote in an upcoming Honduran presidential election, according…

Twitter hacker charged in sim swapping, cryptocurrency scheme

The 22-year-old British national Joseph James O’Connor, aka PlugwalkJoe, was one of the hackers behind 2020’s massive Twitter hack – PlugwalkJoe also stole Ethereum, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Litecoin from victims…

Suspect in scheme to breach major Twitter accounts is now charged with hacking crypto executives

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 3, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Federal prosecutors on Wednesday unsealed an indictment against a 22-year-old British man accused of stealing $784,000 in cryptocurrency from a Manhattan-based…

Following the 2020 Hack, Twitter Security Keys Should Be Used By the Company’s Employees

As a response to the Twitter hack that happened last year, the American social networking service put in place the compulsoriness of the MFA (multi-factor authentication) use and also ensured…

Malicious Accounts that Targeted Security Researches Were Suspended by Twitter

Two malicious accounts used by threat actors in a seemingly North Korean cyber-espionage campaign were suspended by Twitter. The accounts under discussion are @lagal1990 and @shiftrows13 working as bait for…