It took only seven minutes and a single shocking (but spurious) tweet and the Dow Jones industrial average dropped 143 points and briefly made some traders panic, Dan Goodin reports.
Researchers have discovered another active spamming campaign targeting Twitter users.
Security awareness training is an issue that has been and continues to be hotly debated both online and offline.
Here's food for thought from people you should be following on Twitter.
Mere minutes after it become publicly known that Argentinian cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected to serve as the new Pope, Internet users around the world began searching for him on social networks.