An incident involving hackers posting false "news" on The Wall Street Journal's Facebook page demonstrates again why organizations must ramp up efforts to protect social media accounts to avoid reputational harm.
A hacker who pleaded guilty to infiltrating law enforcement computer networks across the U.S. has been charged once again, this time with breaching a helpdesk company that supports companies such as Twitter.
Technology is the biggest challenge to ethics and compliance in organizations today, says Deloitte's Keith Darcy. "We have the capacity to do things before we ever consider the ethical consequences ..."
Hackers have pilfered some 2 million user passwords and credentials for Facebook and other social media and Internet sites, according to IT security provider Trustwave. The hackers attacked computers in about 100 nations.
Social media is the modern Pandora's box: It has had a meteoric rise as a tool to interact and engage with customers, but also a dark underside, exposing companies to new types of risk. Almost two-thirds of companies surveyed say that social media is a significant or critical risk to their brand reputation, yet 60% of...
My colleagues and I often need access to company-related social network sites in the course of gathering evidence. The last thing we want is a dispute over who owns a site and who can regulate access to it.
Hackers were using a Facebook page as a how-to site for financial crime and to sell banking Trojans. One RSA security expert says this public promotion signifies the mainstreaming of "fraud-as-a-service."