AP Twitter Account Hacked, Tweet States Barack Obama Injured, White House Explosion: 5 Lessons Learned

Social Media’s Benefits Are Also Its Perils: A fake tweet can cause lots of havoc. No matter how off base a rumor is, it can have a significant impact if it affects financial markets. That’s what happened today when a fake tweet from the Associated Press shook the social media and financial community . The
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Reuters Social Media Editor Matthew Keys Allegedly Working With ‘Anonymous’ Hackers, A New Approach

Matthew Keys accused of giving hacking group Anonymous info: High profile hackings have become a top news story after several occurred in the last few days including security breaches to first lady Michelle Obama and Jay-Z.  Today, one person has been charged with helping Anonymous obtain information.  Matthew Keys, 26 is accused of giving an
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NBC Sites Hacked, Facebook Closes External Links

NBC Sites Hacked, Facebook Closes Links: Ronald Prince tweeted today that NBC.com had been hacked.  According to Prince, the NBC.com website and a few of it’s sister sites for individual series and late night comedy shows were hacked.  NBC confirmed the problem was occurring but didn’t put out more information about it yet. Facebook blocked
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Go Down Daddy? GoDaddy.com Site Hack Effects Millions Of Sites (This One Too), Company Tells Users Via Twitter

Go Down Daddy? GoDaddy.com Site Hack Effects Millions Of Sites (This One Too), Company Tells Users Via Twitter: Thanks to social media site Twitter – site owners stayed calm. GoDaddy.com websites were shutdown for several hours today.  The site outages affected millions of websites including this one.  We were down for several hours today and could not
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