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Hackers spread ISIS propaganda by hijacking Twitter accounts
An investigation from TechCrunch found that the impacted accounts appear to have been overtaken in recent days and weeks after years of inactivity; Twitter is implying that it's email providers like Yahoo and Hotmail, which deactivate accounts and recycle email addresses, that are part of the problem...
By Christopher Carbone  View Source  
ESET Report Hackers Hijack Computers to Make Money
ESET reported a new type of crime of hackers: hijacking victim computers to mine cryptocurrency. Its researchers uncovered the profitable hacking. One guy aimed Windows servers and infected hundreds of them to run a mining malware, which steals cpu and memory resources to generate $63,000 in 3 months. This is just one case. Because the hackers want to hijack the victims to make money, the malware is hidden considerably and not easy to view...
By Joon Ian Wong  View Source