Tag Archive: Security

Feb 15

SSL now forced on Twitter..stops tweet snooping [tries to at least]

Twitter has finally bedded down secure browsing on its site for all users after previously offering HTTPS as an optional feature. In March last year itĀ debuted the opt-in settingĀ that enabled Secure Sockets Layer encryption, but explained at the time that the option would not be switched on by default. The secure-browsing option also failed to …

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Feb 13

Hackers target Microsoft India’s online store website

Microsoft India’s online store was forced to close after an apparent hacking attack from a group calling itself Evil Shadow Team. For a while after the attack, reports said screen shots of customers’ details were posted on the site before it was taken offline by the company. Microsoft said it was “investigating a limited compromise”. …

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