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Attack Of The Tweets: Major Twitter Flaw Exposed

U.K. researcher says vulnerability in Twitter API lets an attacker take over a victim’s account — with a tweet
Aug 27, 2009 | 03:54 PM
By Kelly Jackson Higgins

A newly exposed cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Twitter lets an attacker wrest control of a victim’s account merely by sending him or her a tweet.