British Gas Help Twitter account hacked, customers pointed towards phishing sites

Online criminals attempt to steal Twitter passwords by posting phishing messages from British Gas’s support account.

Fears for safety of Royal couple, after tweets reveal exact details of New Zealand tour

Precise details of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s tour of New Zealand are posted on Twitter.

Was that sensible?

Read more in my article on the Hot For Security blog.

Is it time to delete your old Tweets? Market researchers salivate at opening of Twitter Firehose

Did you think Twitter was just for fun? That your tweets were just harmless irrelevant mutterings into the electronic ether?

You’re wrong. You’re taking part in a massive market-research study.