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Holy Tweet! Twitter Use Explodes

Apr 16, 2009, 16:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Over the weekend, Twitter became the victim of a cross site scripting attack based worm that spread spam tweets. According to Twitter, nearly 200 accounts were compromised and some 10,000 messages in total were pegged as being worm spam generated.

"... In total, there have been four different variants of the worm that hit Twitter over the weekend and now includes Monday. Early Monday Twitter claimed it was successfully fighting the fourth variant."

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