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Zendesk hacked: data from Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest stolen

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In a post on its blog, customer support outsourcing firm Zendesk has reported that a hacker had penetrated its systems, and had purloined data from its customers, including Tumblr, Twitter, and Pinterest. Zendesk officials believe that the attacker was able to download email addresses and subject lines from support mails...
Zendesk hacked: data from Tumblr, Twitter, Pinterest stolen

Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest warn users after customer support service Zendesk gets hacked

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Customer support service Zendesk revealed on Thursday that it had been hacked and three of its clients were affected. Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest appear to be the three, as they have have all contacted users to warn that they may have been affected by the breach. Zendesk noted in a blog...
Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest warn users after customer support service Zendesk gets hacked

Hackers Are Taking Advantage Of The Boston Marathon Bombing

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The concrete at the Boston Marathon's finish line was still a scattered mess when cyber criminals had come up with a way to exploit the situation. Cisco recently released a short study on the internet schemers, saying that as soon as 6 pm on April 16th, "the first of two...
Hackers Are Taking Advantage Of The Boston Marathon Bombing

Does the iPad Merit Its Own Email App? Meet Birdseye.

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The medium of email might be old, boring and flawed — but recently it has been getting a lot more attention, with inbox management apps like Mailbox and Sparrow (acquired by Google) and novel refreshes like AOL’s visual sorting redesign, Alto. Another interesting approach is Birdseye, which calls itself the...
Does the iPad Merit Its Own Email App? Meet Birdseye.

Spammers Are Why the U.K. Can’t Have Nice Things

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Spam. (Photo: flickr.com/arndog) You’d think once you cleared the political hurdles, open government would be pretty simple: Create a nice portal and upload the stats. Done and done. Well, in the interest of keeping the lines of communication with constituents open, the U.K.’s data.gov included a series of forums where...
Spammers Are Why the U.K. Can’t Have Nice Things
Facebook updates messages layout to look and function more like email

How To Email Busy People

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I was just chatting with a friend that is a successful entrepreneur, advisor, and angel investor. He has 1700 unread emails in his inbox. 1700!   This happens to him every month or two. All it takes is a few days of vacation, a company emergency, a funding round, or...
How To Email Busy People

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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A little background on generally how we put together this list. In our backend, we can take a look at the top votes in either category, along with a few other things. To kick off the weekly process, we tend to look at the top 10 scores in both categories...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Harvard Searched Email Subject Lines Of Faculty To Sniff Out Leak

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We've written a few times about employers snooping through the emails of employees, and for the most part, courts have found this to be legal. There are a few exceptions -- such as for attorney/client communications -- but for the most part, if you're using work provided email, they can...
Harvard Searched Email Subject Lines Of Faculty To Sniff Out Leak

Mac Pro speculation, iPhone Maps, legal battles, and more

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The last week in Apple news has been hoppin' as the clock ticks down to the beginning of WWDC. The keynote will take place on Monday morning, and we'll be liveblogging the whole thing. But what was the biggest news of the last week leading up to WWDC? You came...
Mac Pro speculation, iPhone Maps, legal battles, and more

Now Available As A Gmail Add-On, PhilterIt Lets You Browse Your Inbox Visually

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It must be the day for Gmail platform apps – earlier this morning, TechCrunch announced the launch of a startup that automates contact management via Gmail, and now another company is debuting a new way to visually scan your email messages. Available as a Google Chrome application, PhilterIt organizes email...
Now Available As A Gmail Add-On, PhilterIt Lets You Browse Your Inbox Visually

Microsoft Releases Details Of Law Enforcement Requests

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Kudos to Microsoft for joining companies like Google and Twitter in releasing transparency reports about government/law enforcement requests for information. On Thursday, Microsoft released data on law enforcement requests from 2012. The report covers requests for pretty much all of Microsoft's key online services, including Hotmail/Outlook, SkyDrive, XBox Live, Office...
Microsoft Releases Details Of Law Enforcement Requests

Posterous Now Lets You Schedule Posts for Later

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Posterous — the e-mail-to-blog-to-everywhere platform — has just introduced a new feature that will let users schedule posts to be published in the future via e-mail, web or bookmarklet.The appeal of Posterous is that every blogging behavior can be completed via e-mail with little to no thinking involved; this...
Posterous Now Lets You Schedule Posts for Later

Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest users

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Customer service turned into customer disservice on Thursday, when a security breach at Zendesk spilled over to affect Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest users. Zendesk, which supplies customer service software for the three companies, said on its blog that hackers downloaded the email addresses of users who contacted the three...
Zendesk security breach affects Twitter, Tumblr, and Pinterest users

7 Ways To Dominate Mobile Email Marketing

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With the many changes to advertising and the way we consume media, it's perhaps comforting that in light of all the adjustments and new features out there, email marketing is still a tried and trusted way of reaching your audience. But while the format of email hasn't changed much since it was...
7 Ways To Dominate Mobile Email Marketing

Zendesk Hack Compromises User Data Of Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest

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What better way to celebrate the week hackers ran rampant than with another security breach? Zendesk, a company that offers IT support tools and customer service software, announced on Thursday that it had been hacked. In a blog post, CEO Mikkel Svane stated, "We've become aware that a hacker accessed out...
Zendesk Hack Compromises User Data Of Twitter, Tumblr & Pinterest
Zendesk hacked: Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr users were affected

Zendesk hack a reminder of SaaS risk

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The recent Zendesk hack that compromised user data from Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest reflects the risks in using third-party service providers. Zendesk sells cloud-based customer service software for storing, organizing and answering email sent to clients' support staff. On Thursday, the company reported that a hacker had breached its...
Zendesk hack a reminder of SaaS risk
Apple's iCloud outage finally ends but some of those users left with malformed emails
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Scumbag Scammers Using the Boston Bombing to Spread Malware

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Scumbags. (Photo: Sophos) The dirtbags who make malware are at it again. Sophos’s Naked Security blog reports that scammers are already taking advantage of Monday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon, because they have zero sense of decency. Scammers are sending out emails with subject lines like, ”2 Explosions at Boston Marathon,”...
Scumbag Scammers Using the Boston Bombing to Spread Malware

Lessons of Harvard's secret email search | Dan Gillmor

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The implications for all of us are clear: never assume your email is private. And if you care, take measures to protect yourselfAccording to Harvard University, email subject lines are not "content". This remarkable claim comes in a university statement, sardonically called a "partial apology" by the Boston Globe, attempting to...
Lessons of Harvard's secret email search | Dan Gillmor
Movable Ink goes big on "live" email marketing with $11 million Series B

Hacked! Did The Chinese Get Their Revenge?

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In the past few weeks, I have written two stories about the menace the Internet represents, particularly in view of the hacking attacks almost certainly perpetrated by the Chinese Red Army. In particular, my contention that we need to develop a next generation Internet that's more secure and, preferably, walled...
Hacked! Did The Chinese Get Their Revenge?

Despite Tough Talk, Google Still Censoring in China

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On January 12 Google claimed that hackers from China had attempted to break into its infrastructure, in order to access the Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists. The "attackers" had tried to access email content, but they only managed to get account information and email subject lines of two...
Despite Tough Talk, Google Still Censoring in China

Zendesk Hacker Accesses Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest Data

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Another day, another hack. The email addresses of Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest users were accessed this week after a hacker got unauthorized access to Zendesk, which helps companies manage their customer service requests. No passwords were involved in the attack, said the companies, who are alerting their users tonight. Zendesk...
Zendesk Hacker Accesses Twitter, Tumblr and Pinterest Data
Dumped: how my password went public

Zarrella’s Hierarchy of Contagiousness

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If you’re familiar with Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, the title of this post will ring a bell. I first began to formulate this framework as a model for understanding how ReTweets work. (If you’re interested in my Science of ReTweets study, check out my live webinar Friday) My hierarchy is...
Zarrella’s Hierarchy of Contagiousness
The future of election fundraising emails
Here's What Happened When This Guy Accidentally Asked 1,138 People To Connect On LinkedIn (LNKD)
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