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Wired has an update on how that hacker — that 18-year-old hacker — was able to get into the Twitter accounts of CNN anchor Rick Sanchez as well as CBS News, Fox News and even Britney Spears’ account. The teen was able to do it because of a weak password.
“I feel it’s another case of administrators not putting forth effort toward one of the most obvious and overused security flaws,” he wrote in an IM interview. “I’m sure they find it difficult to admit it.”
We're kicking off our upcoming Social Media Marketing Boot Camp
with a special keynote presentation by Ella Chick (left), the digital producer at Anderson Cooper 360°
. She'll discuss how the network uses social media for breaking news and leverages social media to draw attention to organizations and causes. Learn more about our program and register here.