Monthly Archives: September 2010

UPDATED: Twitter Security Flaw Today – OnMouseOver

A new security flaw has been discovered on Twitter today. It is easy to reproduce, to exploit, to play with. It can cause a user’s account to take actions that the exploiter puts into a specially-crafted tweet, without the user realizing it. For example, causing the Twitter user to be redirected to a different website, […]

TwitSweeper blocks Malware and Spam with new tool

TwitSweeper — the leading software for detecting spam and malware in Twitter accounts — now detects malware, spam and phishing sites associated with certain shortened URLs. This is a growing problem as Twitter clients use Bit.ly, TinyURL and many other custom white-label shorteners like amzn.to, binged.it, cs.pn, huff.to, natpo.st, ning.it, nyti.ms, on.cnn.com, onion.com, oreil.ly, pep.si, rww.to, […]