A week in security (July 12 – July 18)

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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Nope, that isn’t Elon Musk, and he isn’t offering a free Topmist Dust watch either

We take a look at a peculiar batch of spam on social media, claiming to show Elon Musk recommending we go searching for watch brands.

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Microsoft exec reveals “routine” secrecy orders from government investigators

Microsoft exec Tom Burt revealed Wednesday that Federal law enforcement agencies send “routine” secret orders for customer information.

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A week in security (June 14 – June 20)

A roundup of the most interesting events and happenings in the realm of infosec, from the week June 14 to June 20.

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A week in security (May 24 -30)

A roundup of the previous week’s most interesting security and online privacy news, from May 24 to May 30.

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How to delete your Twitter account: the deactivation process

We explain how to delete your Twitter account via a 30-day process known as deactivation, whether on desktop or mobile.

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Bitcoin scammers phish for wallet recovery codes on Twitter

Cryptocurrency scammers are on the prowl for wallet recovery phrases, under the pretence of trying to be helpful.

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A week in security (March 15 – 21)

A roundup of the previous week’s news, from March 15 to March 21.

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Teen behind 2020 Twitter hack pleads guilty

The teen behind the Twitter hack of 2020 pleaded guilty to several charges as part of a deal in which he will serve three years in prison.

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Would real identities make social media safer?

Questions of anonymity on social media are a talking point again. Making everyone use their real identities sounds good, but would it actually make things better?

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