Facebook Instagram and Twitter accounts hacked

Hackers took over two social media accounts belonging to Facebook on Friday afternoon. Saudi white hat hacking group OurMine compromised Facebook’s official Twitter and Instagram accounts as part of a publicity stunt to advertise their own security services. After gaining access to Facebook’s socials, the hackers left a slightly misleading message that implied the Facebook website itself had been hacked as supposed to the company’s Twitter and Instagram accounts (or whichever third-party company was hired...

Twitter Donate Heron To Apache

Twitter Heron, Twitter’s real-time streaming and analytics platform, has been donated to the Apache Incubator program. Heron was open sourced in 2016, and is used to process the billions of events generated at Twitter every day. Heron is a directed acyclic graph (DAG) data processing engine¬† that is backwards compatible with Apache Storm, which the same team open sourced in 2011 and donated to Apache. Heron was designed to improve the environment both for developers...