September 4, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Be on guard against coronavirus-related scams

Global information and insights company TransUnion has warned South Africans to be on their guard against coronavirus-related scams, with criminals taking advantage of the increased number of people looking for information about the disease to defraud them or steal their personal details. Kriben Reddy, vice president of TransUnion Africa’s consumer division, said cybercriminals were exploiting…

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September 4, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Twitter facing major security problems as Apple, Uber, Bill Gates, Elon Musk verified accounts all used to post BTC scam

Posted by Jason Cartwright on July 16, 2020 Right now a major security event is occurring on Twitter with the major, verified accounts on the service being used to propegate a Bitcoin scame. So far we know the list of accounts to be: Elon MuskBill GatesJeff BezosKanye WestMike BloombergJoe BidenUberAppleCashApp BinanceAt first you’d think the…

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September 4, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: That Massive Twitter Hack Revealed More Than Just a Bitcoin Scam

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Washington. Lawmakers have sparred over whether a now-reversed change to auto-suggestions on Twitter had unfairly hurt Democrats or Republicans more. Dorsey isn’t saying which, but tells lawmakers he’ll follow up. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)If you…

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September 4, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Twitter accounts of Barack Obama, Apple, Joe Biden, & more hijacked for crypto scam

What just happened? We’ve seen hackers take over verified Twitter accounts in the past, but yesterday saw an attack that was unprecedented in scale. A number of high-profile users, including Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Apple, Bill Gates, Kanye West, and Jeff Bezos, had their profiles hijacked by apparent crypto scammers. Now, Twitter says the incident…

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September 4, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Hashtag Trending – Massive bitcoin scam rocks Twitter; DTAwards recap of Day 3, Google’s new certification programs

Prominent Twitter accounts suddenly get hacked to promote a bitcoin scam, a recap of day three of ITWC’s Digital Transformation Week, and Google’s new certification programs.It’s all the tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome to Hashtag Trending. It’s Thursday, July 16, and I’m your host, Baneet Braich.Elon Musk and Bill Gates had their Twitter…

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September 4, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Twitter: Coordinated attack on employees led to high profile accounts tweeting bitcoin scam

Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Elon Musk tweeting out a cryptocurrency scam. Twitter Support tweeted that the posts soliciting cryptocurrency payments were part of a “coordinated social engineering attack” that successfully targeted Twitter employees with access to internal systems and tools. “We know they used this access to take control of…

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September 4, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Hackers breach Twitter accounts of Biden, Obama, Gates, others in Bitcoin scam

Twitter is investigating a massive hack in which high-profile users from Elon Musk to Joe Biden had their accounts hijacked by scammers who the social network believes targeted its employees to gain access to internal systems. Posts trying to dupe people into sending hackers the cryptocurrency Bitcoin were tweeted by the official accounts of Apple,…

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September 3, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Shroud Is ‘Coming Home’ – Exposing Why Twitch Seems Impossible to Beat

Shroud just confirmed his long-anticipated return to Twitch. The streamer had moved to Mixer after signing an incredibly lucrative exclusive deal. Fan delight that Shroud is “coming home” shows why it’s so difficult to create a new Twitch rival. Ridiculously popular streamer Shroud just confirmed what we’d long expected. “I’m coming home,” he tweeted Tuesday…

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September 3, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Logan Paul Amps Up the Cringe to Steal Spotlight After Jake’s FBI Raid

Logan Paul was a Twitter trending topic earlier today. He secured another 15 minutes in the spotlight after challenging influencers to a wrestling match. Amid a pandemic, the absolute last thing anyone needs is full contact with a YouTube “star” desperate for any shred of relevance. Logan Paul proved definitively that douchebaggery runs in the…

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September 3, 2020 In  HSE, -year

Aemilius Cupero News: Here’s How Vladimir Putin Ignited a Dow Jones Feeding Frenzy Today

The Dow Jones briefly traded above 28,000 today for the first time since February. Investors dared to dream that Russia’s coronavirus vaccine claims are legitimate. The Dow outperformed as investors piled into value – and out of tech stocks. The Dow Jones crossed another milestone today, trading above 28,000 for the first time since February.…

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