A Week in the World of Technology

Delonte Musgrove, Staff Writer

Twitter killed off spam accounts pre-IPO: Twitter workers had to purge fake and spam accounts in order to provide advertisers with realistic user names. But you can still buy fake numbers.

3 Million Adobe Accounts compromised: The massive attack exposes customer names, debit card information, credit card information, expiration dates, encrypted credit, and other things dealing with customer orders.

Is Blackberry Done?: With job cuts, financial losses, and competition woes, the future is looking rough for BlackBerry and now they may lose 2 billion dollars in the next 6 quarters meaning by 2015.

Apple releases OS X Mavericks Golden Master to developers: Apples next-generation operating system was released to developers of what will be the final product that will be used and sold to customers expect it to release by later this month.

U.S indicts 13 alleged members of Anonymous in DDoS attacks: A federal grand jury has indicted 13 alleged members of the hacktivist collective Anonymous in connection with online attacks targeting financial institutions, trade groups, and government entities. The attacks were part of an anti-copyright campaign called “Operation Payback” which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.