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Is Your Old MySpace Account Still Active? You Might Want To Check If It Was Hijacked

A security researcher discovered a severe issue with the account recovery system of MySpace. Users with old MySpace accounts should check if their profiles on the website have been stolen, and should consider deleting their account.

Security July 18, 2017

Oculus CEO Gets His Twitter Account Hacked: Another Reminder To Take Passwords Seriously

Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe's Twitter account just got hacked, reminding online users everywhere to always pick out good passwords and that no one is safe on the internet.

Internet July 1, 2016

More Than 427 Million MySpace Passwords Get Leaked, Hacker Selling Them For 6 Bitcoin

Millions of MySpace emails and passwords have cropped up online. The hacker has put the stolen data up for sale on the dark Web market for 6 bitcoin.

Security May 30, 2016

Time Inc. Buys Myspace

Time Inc. announced on Thursday it will acquire the advertising tech company Viant, which is the parent company of Myspace.

Deals February 11, 2016

Time Inc. Buys Myspace

Time Inc. announced on Thursday it will acquire the advertising tech company Viant, which is the parent company of Myspace.

Deals February 11, 2016

Music Sharing In A Post-Myspace World: 5 Places To Discover New Music

As SoundCloud becomes less friendly to users and more machinery for major record labels, where will music lovers go to discover music that isn't in the Top 40? Here are 5 places to discover new and fresh music.

Feature January 16, 2015

#TBT Is Helping To Keep Myspace Alive

Remember Myspace, guys? Yes, one of the first social networking sites does still exist, and one of the more contemporary social media trends is helping to keep it afloat.

Internet Culture January 15, 2015

FBI lures bomb threat suspect using fake news, media organizations find move unacceptable

Seven years ago, the FBI created a fake news website to catch a juvenile who was sending bomb threats to a high school. With this tactic, media agencies say, the FBI crossed the line.

Internet Culture October 29, 2014

MySpace launches unique marketing strategy to lure back members

If you left any embarrassing photos at MySpace way back when the social network is reaching out to remind you as a way to get you back on its site. Blackmail? Nope, just a way to engage, says the struggling social music site.

Internet June 2, 2014

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