Twitter – A Phishers/Spammers dream

My topic of discussion this morning is “Why are Phishers/Spammers easily using Twitter?” Twitter has it’s benefits, especially for circles of practitioners like the Digital Forensic / Incident Response (hashtag #DFIR) in that we can quickly collaborate in near real time. Apps have been built for multiple platforms (Android/Iphone/Mac/PC etc). A quick aside: Twitter has taken the commerce arena by storm. Many marketing groups around the world are …

Hurricane Irene – Amazing Social Media Tracking

This is one of the best social media websites dedicated to tracking the social media posts about Hurricane Irene. The ESRI map can be described below: This interactive map allows you to view continuously updated hurricane information. You can track specific hurricanes and see their projected path. You can also access newsfeeds, precipitation, and storm surge information. The hurricane feeds …