Hackers Tell the Story of the Twitter Attack From the Inside

The Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, Sept. 19, 2019. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times)
The Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, Sept. 19, 2019. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times)

OAKLAND, Calif. — A Twitter hacking scheme that targeted political, corporate and cultural elites this week began with a teasing message between two hackers late Tuesday on online messaging platform Discord.

“yoo bro,” wrote a user named “Kirk,” according to a screenshot of the conversation shared with The New York Times. “i work at twitter / don’t show this to anyone / seriously.”

He then demonstrated that he could take control of valuable Twitter accounts — the sort of thing that would require insider access to the company’s computer network.

The hacker who received the message, using the screen name “lol,” decided over the next 24 hours that Kirk did not actually work for Twitter because he was too willing to damage the company. But Kirk did have access to Twitter’s most sensitive tools, which allowed

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Why Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS) Might Surprise This Earnings Season


Investors are always looking for stocks that are poised to beat at earnings season and Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. ELS may be one such company. The firm has earnings coming up pretty soon, and events are shaping up quite nicely for their report.

That is because Equity LifeStyle Properties is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity as of late, which is generally a precursor to an earnings beat. After all, analysts raising estimates right before earnings — with the most up-to-date information possible — is a pretty good indicator of some favorable trends underneath the surface for ELS in this report.

In fact, the Most Accurate Estimate for the current quarter is currently at 46 cents per share for ELS, compared to a broader Zacks Consensus Estimate of 43 cents per share. This suggests that analysts have very recently bumped up their estimates for ELS, giving the stock a Zacks

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Edited Transcript of VAPO.N earnings conference call or presentation 12-Mar-19 8:30pm GMT


Jul 16, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) — Edited Transcript of Vapotherm Inc earnings conference call or presentation Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 8:30:00pm GMT

Vapotherm, Inc. – CFO, VP, Secretary & Treasurer

* Joseph F. Army

Vapotherm, Inc. – CEO, President & Director

* Mark R. Klausner

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Vapotherm Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results Conference Call. As a reminder, this call is being webcast live and recorded.

It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Mr. Mark Klausner of Westwicke. Please go ahead, sir.

Mark R. Klausner, Westwicke Partners, LLC – Managing Partner [2]

Good afternoon, and thank you for joining us for the Vapotherm fourth quarter and fiscal Year 2018 conference call. Joining us on today’s call are Vapotherm’s Chief Executive Officer, Joe Army; and its Chief Financial Officer, John Landry.

I would like to remind you that … Read More . . .

California-based Fortinet, Fastly, Teladoc Health, DocuSign and Zoom Video Communications


For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – July 10, 2020 – Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include: California-based Fortinet Inc. FTNT, Fastly, Inc. FSLY, Teladoc Health, Inc. TDOC, DocuSign Inc. DOCU and Zoom Video Communications, Inc. ZM.

Here are highlights from Thursday’s Analyst Blog:

Tap the Rising Remote Work Trend with These 5 Stocks

Several companies bore the brunt of the coronavirus-led economic shutdown while only a few flourished. And comprehensively, the biggest gainers have been the so-called work-from-home or WFH stocks. Notably, many companies involved in video conferencing and cloud storage have seen their shares outpace the broader market so far this year, in some cases doubling or even tripling. 

And many experts now opine that the work-from-home trend

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