Tech Thoughts Daily Net News – April 28, 2013
Alert: Skype account hijack technique may affect all users – After six malicious takeovers of his Skype account, a frustrated security researcher has posted his attempts to get Skype’s help. Here’s how to protect yourself.
4 steps to reclaim your social media after a hack attack – Last week’s hacking of the Associated Press’ Twitter account is the latest in a number of high-profile social media hijackings. Eric Johnson, professor and director of the Center for Digital Strategies at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School, says that these types of hacks have become all too common. “Phishing is the most common method used to break into Twitter and steal credentials. They’re extremely simple hacks that can cause extreme havoc,” Johnson says. “It only takes one simple hack to create a world of problems. If you or your business falls victim to a social media hack, here are four things you should do…
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