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Twitter reportedly testing new ‘mute’ feature to enable users to silence annoying tweeters

Twitter reportedly testing new ‘mute’ feature to enable users to silence annoyin

The technology news website Verge has revealed in a recent report that popular microblogging service Twitter is apparently testing a new feature which gives the users the ability to 'mute' the tweets of select users.

According to the report, the new 'mute' button being tested by Twitter essentially allows users to 'silence' annoying tweeters, making select users' messages disappear from their feeds without unfollowing them.

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Hackers reportedly exploited ‘Heartbleed’ bug to break into a major corporation’s network

Hackers reportedly exploited ‘Heartbleed’ bug to break into a major corporation’

According to a New York Times report, citing information shared by security experts, the network of a leading corporation was recently broken into by hackers, by exploiting the 'Heartbleed' security vulnerability.

In a Friday blog post, officials Alexandria, Va.-based network security firm Mandiant revealed that the Heartbleed bug - which was recently disclosed publicly - was leveraged by a hacker or a group of hackers to break into an employee's virtual private network (VPN) at the unidentified victim organization.

WhatsApp and iMessage Overtake Traditional SMS in UK

WhatsApp and iMessage Overtake Traditional SMS in UK

Last year, the number of text messages sent in the UK dropped for the very first time. It is not that fewer messages are being sent by mobile phone users, but the medium of sending message has changed. Instead of traditional SMS, people opt for free messaging via apps on their smartphones, which make it easier to communicate.

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Syrian Electronic Army Claimed its Attack on Social Networking Sites

Syrian Electronic Army Claimed its Attack on Social Networking Sites

The Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), a group of Syrian computer hackers, claimed that it has hacked social networking siteof Internet calling service Skype. The most amorphous hacker collective hacked Twitter accounts and tweeted, requesting people not to use Microsoft accounts as the company is selling the data to the governments.

The SEA also generated attacks on the Skype's official blog with posts calling on the US to stop its global spying activity. It has been reported that the organization rejected all the association with the Syrian government from its inception in 2011.

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