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Mixup shows that even company officials can be fooled by look-alike names.
Group known for claiming responsibility for hacking Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter account and the WikiLeaks' DNS attack says it's behind the Vevo breach.
A white supremacist featured in a Charlottesville documentary canrsquo;t use OKC anymore.
Many fear being outed from photos, but now the real cyber game against "alt-right" begins.
The "demake" trend gets twisted with a touch of ARG (alternate reality game) panache.
Friends and family haven't heard from Marcus Hutchins in almost 24 hours.
Russian security firms' metadata found in files, according to WikiLeaks and others.
Square spokeswoman: “We have no comment on this.”
Darth Maul vs. Yoda. X-Wing vs.

TIE Fighter.

A running tauntaun vs. a stormtrooper's face.
Twitter is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and alleging the government is misusing an investigative tool as part of an internal witch-hunt to uncover who is behind a Twitter account critical of the immigration service.The lawsuit, filed on Thursday in California, comes on the heels of a report that visitors to the U.S. could soon be routinely asked to hand over email and social media account passwords to the immigration service.[ Have a tech story to share? If we publish it, we’ll send you a $50 American Express gift card — and keep you anonymous. Send it to offtherecord@infoworld.com. | We've all been there: 7 hardware horror stories from the help desk. | Follow Off the Record on Twitter and subscribe to the newsletter. ]In its lawsuit, Twitter says that U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection have demanded it hand over information regarding the @alt_uscis Twitter account.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
Either way, this shows how difficult it is to maintain bulletproof operational security.
It seems unlikely any directive has come down from the Trump administration.