Articles with tag: twitter

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Facebook pushes for data portability legislation

21 Aug 2020 | Payments General

Facebook has pushed for legislation that enables users to transfer photos and videos to a rival tech platform.

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Apple, data, data portability, data sharing, GDPR, US

Fincy reiterates security benefits of Distributed Ledger Technology in wake of Twitter hack

20 Aug 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Fincy, a money app providing alternatives to existing financial services, has reaffirmed its commitment to distributed ledger technology (DLT) following the recent security breach at Twitter.

Fincy, money app, DLT, distributed ledger technology, encryption, security, Twitter attackers, data centralisation

Twitter accounts hacked to spread a crypto scam

16 Jul 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

A hacker has gained access to a Twitter ‘admin’ tool on the company’s network that allowed them to hijack high-profile Twitter accounts to spread a cryptocurrency scam.

Twitter, hacker, admin tool, fraud crypto scam, email addresses, US

Robinhood secures additional USD 320 mln in Series F funding round

14 Jul 2020 | Payments General

US-based investment platform Robinhood has extended its Series F funding round with another USD 320 million, bringing the total raised so far to USD 600 million. 

Robinhood, funding, Series F, investment platform, fintech, US, IVP, Dropbox, Twitter, Klarna, TransferWise, TSG Consumer Partners

SoftBank launches minorities startup fund

04 Jun 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Japan-based SoftBank has launched a USD 100 million fund that will invest in companies led by ‘people of colour’.

George Floyd, SoftBank, startup, Japan, Opportunity Growth Fund, Twitter, Masayoshi Son, Vision Fund, Bank of America

Targets Twitter account hacked for a bitcoin scam

15 Nov 2018 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Target has confirmed that its Twitter account was hacked to promote a malicious cryptocurrency giveaway scam.

Target, Twitter, bitcoin, cryptocurrency, giveaway scam, hackers, data breach, fraud

OAuth standard verified for account takeover

09 Oct 2018 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

An attack that utilizes the account authentication standard OAuth has affected companies using a token-based login to link third-party social accounts.

OAuth, account takeover, fraud, credential theft, Twitter, Periscope