The president's social media accounts temporarily directed people who clicked on compromised links to a video titled "Syria facing terrorism."
A group called KDMS Team claims credit for taking over the Web site of the popular messaging service, which is used to send billions of messages a day.
Several BBC Twitter accounts, including BBC Weather, were hacked today.
The hack of news agency's tech feed comes two days after its Web site was breached and defaced with a phony pro-Syrian government story.
Zero-day vulnerability affects versions of the Web browser from IE 6 through IE 8 but not later versions, the company says in a security advisory.
Researchers demonstrate how to remotely commandeer a drone in flight by tricking its GPS signals.
Heritage Foundation buys a promoted tweet for #My2K after learning the president intended to use it to promote his tax cut plan.
Unnamed Iranian engineer tells Christian Science Monitor that the sophisticated drone was forced to land by spoofing GPS coordinates.
A virulently anti-gay Twitter feed--@LGBTfacts--uses the hashtag #LGBTFacts to spread its word. However, those with a different perspective decide to offer their own thoughts to the same hashtag.
Facebook groups that have lost administrators are being hijacked by a group called Control Your Info that insists it wants only to teach users a lesson about social media.