Twitter’s Security Flaw exploited : Twitter Virus – Potential viral attack

 

Twitter – The Micro blogging & Social networking Giant has been reported to be under attack and so as its users. The news was reported by the Information security firm : Sophos in their Blog at the Link:  Sophos article on this

Why:

The flaw on the website that allowed messages to pop-up and third party websites just by a mouse over!

What the risk:

The exploit is causing twitter accounts to retweet the message without the content of the users, and making use of Twitter’s strongest feature !!

Now What ?

Twitter has some good brains back at office:

They have announced that patch has been rolled out to fix the issue and its under control. We too hope so !!

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  1. admin September 22, 2010