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Windows 7: Twitter SMS bug lets hackers tweet via other users' accounts


04 Dec 2012   #1
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64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Twitter SMS bug lets hackers tweet via other users' accounts

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Twitter users who post tweets to their feeds via SMS could be vulnerable to a security flaw, according to a security consultant.

Jonathan Rudenberg yesterday posted to his blog an SMS vulnerability he discovered in Twitter that allows anyone who has knowledge of someone's mobile number to post tweets to that person's feed.

Read more at source:
Twitter SMS bug lets hackers tweet via other users' accounts | Security & Privacy - CNET News


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04 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Could be quite embarrassing, depending on who you are. Just imagine what might happen if the Pope's account got hacked.
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