Hacked photos from adult dating sites

10-Jul-2016 14:10

Chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian was in for a rude shock on Monday as his Twitter handle was hacked and a link to an adult dating site was shared with his followers.

The account was subsequently restored and all objectionable content was deleted.

Maybe because the accounts hacked also include a majority of those that contained a large number of followers.

As with any adult dating website, details about his sexual preferences were also part of the peddled data.

Here are some of the main ways that image theft occurs.

Uploading photos and videos is one of the main activities carried out on social media sites.

He says that some of the accounts appeared to belong to site admins because they had the "admin_disabled" flag turned off.

Last month, the hacker Peace_of_mind was selling details for 3.8 million users registered on the Naughty America adult network.

As with any adult dating website, details about his sexual preferences were also part of the peddled data.Here are some of the main ways that image theft occurs.Uploading photos and videos is one of the main activities carried out on social media sites.He says that some of the accounts appeared to belong to site admins because they had the "admin_disabled" flag turned off.Last month, the hacker Peace_of_mind was selling details for 3.8 million users registered on the Naughty America adult network.Symantec, a security company, has provided the list of celebrities and well-known individuals whose Twitter accounts were hijacked by hackers.