Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest users who have recently contacted customer support for their accounts should be on the lookout for suspicious emails. Zendesk, which provides customer service software for all three social media sites, has reported a security breach.
Exactly one week after the Sesame Street YouTube channel was hacked, with children’s videos replaced with porn, another major brand has fallen victim to YouTube hackers—Microsoft.
Yesterday afternoon the Sesame Street YouTube channel was taken offline following a lewd hacker attack in which many of the channel’s videos were taken down and replaced with pornographic video clips.
If you have been trolling the Web for a love match in the rush to Valentine’s Day, you may want to pay attention to this headline splashed across tech blogs: Has the dating site eHarmony been hacked? And the answer is, well, it depends on exactly which eHarmony you mean.
Interested in LinkedIn’s take on how it inherited hack risk from Gawker? Check this out now.
Gawker got hacked. Twitter and LinkedIn were compromised. Is your online identity safe?
Yesterday YouTube received a 4th of July surprise when hackers got into the site and targeted popular videos, specifically Justin Bieber clips. Bieber’s YouTube clips were hit with a variety of different hacks, including a pop-up banner claiming that the young pop sensation died in a horrific car crash, a redirect to an explicit video, and a hack in which the words “OMG Faggot” cover the screen.