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AP Twitter Hack Prompts the Question: How Can we Prevent Hackers?

Uncle Sam is calling on you to display your patriotism, but it’s in a different way than you may imagine. A new kind of draft is calling on students to counter the growing threat of cyber terrorism. In 2010, the United States needed 20,000 cyber security experts, but we only had about a thousand. That just won’t cut it—and it puts the entire country at great peril. The Department of Homeland...

AP Twitter Hacked with Tweet ‘Two Explosions in the White house and Barack Obama is injured’

With nearly two million followers, AP twitter account was hacked and tweeted the message: “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White house and Barack Obama is injured.” ‘AP Twitter’ began to trend on Twitter. No other media outlet’s reported on this attack and injury to the President. “The president is fine,” said spokesman Jay Carney. “I was just with him.” Other...