The Twittersphere is up in arms over the news that a teenage girl fell victim to the self-harm Justin Bieber campaign.
Trolls were convincing young people to deliberately harm themselves in pop star's name. But be warned, most of this story was faked and there's a lot of double-crossing.
The plot was the creation of hackers from the forum 4Chan, who last night was also found to be planning to fake the death of a teenage girl and blame it on Bieber. Screenshots from chat program IRC show a secret meeting of members discussing the scheme.
A flaw in Google's account-recovery process has resulted in CloudFlare CEO Matthew Prince losing control of his Google Apps for Business account, despite it being protected with two-factor authentication.
Content distribution network CloudFlare reset all its customer API keys over the weekend after its CEO’s personal and corporate Gmail was breached in an “elaborate” attack on one customer, which appears to have been the 4Chan message board.
According to CloudFlare CEO Matthew Prince, "a hacker" last Friday exploited a “subtle flaw” in Google App’s Gmail password recovery process, allowing them to break into his personal account, breach his CloudFlare.com Gmail address, bypass Gmail’s two-factor authentication (TFA), and redirect one customer’s website.