Justin Bieber

Smashing Security podcast #185: Bieber fever, Roblox, and ransomware

Who’s been dressing Robox players up in red baseball caps? Which ransomware victim’s negotations got spied on by the media? And should Jason Bieber think twice before touching his hat? Oh, and we need to talk about squirrels…

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast.

MGM Resorts hacked: 10.6 million guests have their personal data exposed on hacking forum

Over 10 million people who have stayed at MGM Resorts hotels – including Twitter boss Jack Dorsey and pop idol Justin Bieber – have had their personal details posted online by hackers.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.

21-year-old woman charged with hacking Selena Gomez

Popstar Selena Gomez’s alleged hacker has been charged.

Are your secret password reset questions easy to answer with public information?

Selena Gomez – please tell your 125 million fans to enable two-step verification

Hackers seized control of the American singer and actress’s Instagram account and posted revealing snaps of her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber.

Justin Bieber is the latest celebrity to have his Twitter account hacked

Maybe it’s time to think twice before rushing to click on a link, next time your favourite celebrity says something bizarre on Twitter.

Learn more in my article on the We Live Security blog.

Justin Bieber has NOT died in a car crash. But Zaphod Beeblebrox might have done

Messages are being spread by breathless fans of Justin Bieber that the pop star has died in a car crash. The posts, which are being shared on Facebook and Twitter, claim to link to a breaking news story.

But with a little tinkering, you can make it Zaphod Beeblebrox who dies instead…

Syrian Electronic Army hack E! Online Twitter account, post that Justin Bieber is gay

The Syrian Electronic Army posts fake stories about Angelina Jolie and Justin Bieber from E! Online’s Twitter account

Has Justin Bieber died in a car crash? No. But that doesn’t stop Facebook users spreading the “news”

Get your real news from real news websites. Don’t trust Google or your Facebook friends, as they may be sharing links and stories that simply aren’t true.

Selena Gomez’s Facebook account hacker jailed for one year

After hacking into the Facebook account of Justin Bieber’s girlfriend, and accessing private messages, a 21-year-old British man is jailed.

Justin Bieber’s Twitter account – hacked!

Things could have been much much worse..

Justin Bieber had his Twitter account briefly hacked, as mischief-makers posted up an offensive message.

Oops! Selena and Bieber’s hidden camera bedroom video Facebook scam

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber in a sex video?

Your Facebook friends may be sharing the link with you – but take a reality check, it’s another survey scam.

Justin Bieber stabbed by a crazed fan? It’s a Facebook scam

Facebook scammers are claiming that Justin Bieber has been stabbed in an attempt to trick concerned fans into clicking on a link which will earn them money.

How NOT to get Justin Bieber to follow you on Twitter

Just as there are many adoring young fans of Justin Bieber around the world, there are also scammers looking for an opportunity to make a quick buck.

Here’s how not to get Justin Bieber to follow you on Twitter.

Beware the Justin Bieber erection Facebook scam

Word up! A scam spreading on Facebook claims that Justin Bieber has had an embarrassing incident.

Justin Bieber hasn’t hit a girl for no reason, it’s a Facebook survey scam

Millions of girls around the world are fans of teeny-bop pop muppet Justin Bieber – a fact that hasn’t gone unnoticed by cybercriminals.

Justin Bieber giving away free concert tickets? Facebook scam spreads virally

Is Justin Bieber really giving away free concert tickets? Facebook scammers would certainly like you to think so.