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Twitter Hit By Security Flaw: Avoid Twitter.com [Update]

ReadWriteWeb, By Mike Melanson

The long and short of it this morning is don't go to Twitter.com. The site is currently experiencing what might be a number of security issues, with the most obvious one being a security exploit pointed out by security firm Sophos, that can execute code when you mouseover a link in your Twitter feed. The security flaw is an XSS, or cross-scripting, exploit that allows malicious Javascript to be inserted into a tweet, which can then run code on your computer.

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