AOL has confirmed that it has suffered a serious security breach, with hackers accessing users’ personal details, address books and encrypted passwords.
AOL acknowledges that its users have a spam problem.
Not receiving spam, you understand. No, the problem is other internet users receiving diet spam *from* AOL users.
British politicians and TV historian Simon Schama are amongst those promoting spammy diet advice after having their Twitter accounts hacked.
There’s bad news for social media lovers, as Buffer – a service which can schedule your tweets and Facebook posts – has been hacked by spammers.