Twitter hacking spree alarms experts concerned about the platform’s security

The extraordinary hacking spree that hit Twitter on Wednesday, leading it to briefly muzzle some of its most widely followed accounts, is drawing questions about the platform’s security and resilience in the run-up to the U.S. presidential election. Twitter said late Wednesday hackers obtained control of employee credentials to hijack accounts including those of Democratic […]

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Germany’s long, lonely campaign: Battling Wirecard’s short sellers

German authorities pressed on for four years investigating investors who bet against Wirecard AG’s shares, even after a UK regulator concluded that their evidence against the short sellers was “not sufficient,” according to documents and people familiar with the matter. With encouragement from Wirecard’s lawyers and despite red flags about the company, financial markets watchdog […]

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