“No locks on the doors:” Twitter whistleblower tells Senate of security gaps

Twitter’s former security chief painted the social media company as a data-grabbing behemoth that risks exploitation by “teenagers, thieves and spies” in testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. “Twitter leadership is misleading the public, lawmakers, regulators and even its own board of directors,” Peiter Zatko said in his testimony. “They don’t know what … Read more

How a hacking guru could save Elon Musk $44bn in the battle over Twitter

Twitter has called Zatko a disgruntled employee who was fired for poor performance. Twitter’s lawyers said on Tuesday that Musk’s latest effort to terminate the deal was “invalid and wrongful under the agreement”. Of Zatko’s whistleblowing claims, the social networking site has said: “What we’ve seen so far is a false narrative about Twitter and … Read more

Here is all you need to know about Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, the Twitter Whistleblower

The former head of security at Twitter, Peiter Zatko has raised serious questions about the microblogging platform’s ethics. While his statements have created a storm on Twitter let’s find out more about the man himself. Peiter “Mudge” Zatko is a hacker and an American cybersecurity expert. Hired by Jack Dorsey in 2020 after Twitter suffered … Read more

Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp Remain Silent Amid Govt Registration Deadline

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – Ethical Hacker Indonesia founder Teguh Aprianto shared his personal opinion regarding the various major social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp which have not registered their companies as electronic system operators (PSE) to Indonesia’s Communication and Informatics Ministry (Kominfo). In his Twitter thread on July 17, Teguh believes there are … Read more

‘Bitcoin Jesus’ Returns to Twitter in Latest Endorsement of Elon Musk

Bitcoin Jesus is back. After a year of social media silence, Roger Ver, who earned the moniker for his evangelical-like advocacy, is the latest crypto pioneer to voice his support of Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter. Bitcoin Jesus is back. After a year of social media silence, Roger Ver, who earned the moniker for his … Read more

Twitter Reverses Suspension of Crypto Boss Stani Kulechov After ‘Joke’ Tweet

After tweets to the masses in which he falsely claimed to have been named Twitter’s interim CEO, crypto executive Stani Kulechov found his account suspended. After tweets to the masses in which he falsely claimed to have been named Twitter’s interim CEO, crypto executive Stani Kulechov found his account suspended by the social media giant. … Read more

Instagram Is New Frontier for Central Banks. Is TikTok Next?

The world’s central banks are mixing it with wellness influencers, makeup experts and amateur chefs on Instagram. The world’s central banks are mixing it with wellness influencers, makeup experts and amateur chefs on Instagram as they increasingly turn to the social media platform to get their messages across. While Facebook and Twitter remain monetary authorities’ … Read more

Microsoft- Activision Blizzard Deal Will Fail

Activision Blizzard Inc. shareholders approved the company’s $ 69 billion sale to Microsoft Corp on Thursday. Activision Blizzard Inc. shareholders approved the company’s $ 69 billion sale to Microsoft Corp on Thursday, but Wall Street is betting that Biden antitrust enforcers could unravel one of the largest mergers in US history. Microsoft’s $ 95 offer … Read more

Elon Musk loses THIS Twitter bid

Elon Musk may soon own Twitter Inc. but the billionaire won’t be able to shake his “Twitter Sitter.” Elon Musk may soon own Twitter Inc. but the billionaire won’t be able to shake his “Twitter Sitter.” A judge on Wednesday rejected Musk’s request to ditch his 2018 deal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission … Read more

How @BoredElonMusk Attracted 1.7 mn followers on Twitter

The widespread use of professional pseudonyms on social media could curb rampant credentialism and allow merit to win out. Pseudonymity will be an inevitable work trend over the next decade. I realized this while interviewing a popular pseudonymous Twitter account: @BoredElonMusk, whose musings on tech and wild startup ideas that the real Elon Muskmight invent … Read more