The Verge: A new kind of Twitter hack is spreading fake news in Venezuela

The Verge: A new kind of Twitter hack is spreading fake news in Venezuela. “Activists from Venezuela to Bahrain are falling victim to a devious new account hack, according to a report from the digital rights group Access Now. Called a ‘DoubleSwitch’ attack, the hack begins with a simple account takeover, but is followed by a number of name changes designed to cover the attacker’s tracks and bewilder followers.”

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