Twitter and the not-so-ethical hacking of celebrity accounts, study discovers how you can pay someone to quit Facebook for a year, and the millions of dollars you can make from uncovering software vulnerabilities.
All this and much much more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Maria Varmazis.
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- Dad pays girl $200 to give up Facebook — YouTube.
- How much is social media worth? Estimating the value of Facebook by paying users to stop using it — PLOS.
- Being paid to quit Facebook — Graham Cluley.
- This account has been hijacked (temporarily)! — Insinia.
- Security firm hijacks high-profile Twitter accounts — BBC News.
- ‘Serious’ Twitter flaw allows hackers to post on other people’s accounts — Computer Weekly.
- Twitter is Broken — The AntiSocial Engineer.
- About Twitter’s SMS PIN feature — Twitter.
- How to Tweet via text message — Twitter.
- Earn $2,000,000 by remotely jailbreaking an iPhone — Graham Cluley.
- Zerodium Offers $2 Million for iOS Hacks, $1 Million for Chat App Exploits — Security Week.
- Life as a bug bounty hunter: a struggle every day, just to get paid — MIT Technology Review.
- Yahoo changes bug bounty policy following ‘t-shirt gate’ — ZDNet.
- Equifax Was Warned — Motherboard.
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- ‘Tidying Up With Marie Kondo’ Is a Quiet Delight — The Atlantic.
- Tidying Up with Marie Kondo | Official Trailer — YouTube.
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