Hijacking

OurMine hackers take Uber CEO's Twitter page for a joyride

OurMine hackers take Uber CEO's Twitter page for a joyride

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Last night, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick became the latest public target of the OurMine hacking group, which posted an unauthorized message on his Twitter page, likely after hijacking his linked Quora account.

Australian fashion blogger's Instagram account reportedly hijacked

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The Instagram account of Australian fashion blogger Rozalia Russian was hijacked by an American hacker, who extorted $5,000 (£3,500) from her before handing back her credentials, according to a report in the Sydney Morning Herald.

iCloud account hijacking can be used to simulate ransomware attack

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Having your iCloud account hijacked may be as bad, if not worse, than a ransomware attack because hackers can use Apple's Find My Mac security feature to remotely lock out a device's owner and demand payment to unlock it.

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