A researcher who in 2016 uncovered roughly 500 bots programmed to create Twitter posts that advertise pornography found that about 20 percent of them were still active two years later.
Cyber-criminals attempting to take advantage of Twitter users' curiosity over who visits their page are using a new form of bait that advertises the ability to track such visits.
Cyber-security pioneer John McAfee is warning users that anyone can be hacked after someone allegedly broke into his Twitter account to promote cryptocurrency investments.
Bahtiyar Duysak, a German citizen who attended Birmingham University suspended Donald Trump's Twitter account for 11 minutes on his final day working at the social network on 2 November, sparking joy among his detractors.
The person that deactivated US President Donald Trump's Twitter account briefly Thursday, originally pegged by the company as human error by an employee, reportedly was instead a third-party contractor.
Twitter's revelation that it had identified about 200 accounts that may have broken its terms of service and were possibly linked to nefarious activity geared toward influencing the 2016 US election criticised in Senate.
Grey hat hackers pranked soccer fans by hacking the Real Madrid Twitter accounts and posting tweets announcing the signing of rival player Lionel Messi.
What does Justin Bieber's Japanese account, The UK Department of Health and Seabrooks crisps have to do with nascent tensions between The Netherlands and Turkey? They all used Twitter Counter.
Outage at DNS provider Dyn leads to multi-site blackout
Researchers have found the first known Android mobile malware to use a Twitter account, rather than a traditional command-and-control server, to control infected devices.
The social media giant listed these stats in a statement last week detailing the firm's most recent efforts to combat terrorism on its platform.
The leaker to end all leakers has taken to Twitter to provide some insight in to the recent high profile auction of NSA hacking tools.
Scotland Yard is to setup a Twitter task force which will hunt offensive online comments, and bring those posting them to justice.
The Competitions and Markets Authority has warned two companies and dozens of online personalities against tweeting paid-for promotional messages disguised as unbiased recommendations.
The founder of Twitter is the latest victim of the mysterious hacker group, OurMine, but is there a larger point here than petty vandalism?
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.
Three weeks after hijacking Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts, the mischievous OurMine hacking group appears to have briefly seized control of Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Quora account.
The social media giant has taken a stand when it comes to intelligence agencies using the service to collect data.
ISIS has made threats to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a new video showing their photos with digitally added bullet holes.
Twitter's password recovery systems briefly contained a bug that potentially exposed the email addresses and phone numbers of about 10,000 active account-holders.
The warnings are vague and contain little actionable intelligence, critics say, but it might be Twitter's way of telling the threat actors that they've been rumbled.
A warning email was tweeted yesterday by several Twitter users that came from the platform's network security staff.
Hacktivist collective Anonymous said it will continue its cyber-assault on ISIS, declaring Friday, 11 December, a trolling day against the terrorist group.
In a bid to take on the nascent Internet of Things, security researcher Steve Lord has created a line of hardware devices designed to mess with people's day.