Burger King Twitter Account Hacked and Switched to McDonald’s

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
The most terrible thing that could happen in a corporate social media channel came into reality as the Twitter account of Burger King was hacked and was redesigned with a bogus claim that it was taken over by McDonald’s, complete with McD’s golden arches logo replacing BK’s brand symbol. “Just got sold to McDonalds [sic] because the whopper flopped,” the hacker wrote on Burger KingR

Twitter “Unintentionally” Sends Too Many Password Reset E-mails

Thursday, November 8th, 2012
A huge number of Twitter users reported Thursday that they receive e-mails informing them that their passwords have been reset, fueling concerns that the social networking service was hacked. In response, Twitter said that as it conducted its routine check for compromised accounts, the company “unintentionally reset passwords of a larger number of accounts” than necessary. “We apologize for any in

Hackers Expose 55,000 Twitter Accounts and Passwords

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
A hacker group claiming to be affiliated with Anonymous provided about 55,000 Twitter usernames and passwords in a text storage site. The hackers claim to have accessed into the servers of the popular microblogging service and stole the data. The details were published on Pastebin, which were grouped in five pages. There were reports that claimed that some celebrity accounts were included in the list, but that ha