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Twitter locks out users without account … Nitter also down

[German]Unpleasant surprise of a special kind by Twitter. As of June 30, 2023, users who do not have an account with Twitter will no longer be able to access content on the short messaging service. They will be redirected to … Continue reading

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WordPress Plugin "WP to Twitter" banned

[German]Brief information for WordPress users who use the plugin "WP to Twitter" to automatically submit blog posts as tweets on Twitter. The plugin has been suspended by Twitter "for violation of the rules" as of May 23, 2023. Advertising

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Twitter have had issues (Dec. 29, 2022)

[German]Twitter have had technical issues at 00:00 UTC on Dec. 29, 2022. The Twitter service hasn't running smoothly. When displaying various tweets, everything was still fine an hour before midnight. But currently (December 29, 2022, 00:50 a.m. UTC) I can … Continue reading

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Private data of 400 million Twitter users are offered for sale on the darknet

[German]The Irish data protection authority DPC has just launched an investigation into a data leak involving 5.4 million Twitter user data (see Irish data protection authority launches investigation into Twitter after data breach). Now a new data breach seems to becomming … Continue reading

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Did Adobe blocked my Twitter account via an DMCA complaint after a critical report about issues?

[German]So now it's happened: Twitter has suspended my account because Adobe filed a DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) complaint against a tweet of mine about bugs in the Adobe Acrobat DC installer. I has see this coming, since it hit … Continue reading

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Twitter accounts hacked (July 15, 2020)

[German]Hackers managed to trick Twitter employees on Wednesday and take over tens of thousands of high-profile Twitter accounts (Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Uber and Apple) via their dashboard or an internal tool. This was then used … Continue reading

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Privacy issues at Twitter

[German]This week Twitter had to apologize to customers for a data leak where unauthorized persons gained access to business data (invoice data). Here are a few details known so far. Advertising

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Twitter is broken (Feb. 7, 2020)

Currently, the Twitter service is probably struggling with technical difficulties. You can read tweets and 'like' to them, but you can't post anything else. Tom Warren is reporting this as well (and has an article here). But currently I'm able … Continue reading

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