|23 Jan 2010||#1|
| || |
Twitter cuts feature on site over security flaw.
* Twitter disables 'widget' function
* Researcher had told Twitter passwords could be hacked * Security flaw related to Adobe Flash * Twitter co-founder says investigating problem (Adds comment from Twitter CEO)
By Jim Finkle BOSTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) -
Twitter has temporarily disabled one of the features on its website after a security researcherwarned of a programming flaw that left the login credentials ofits users vulnerable to hackers.
Twitter co-founder Biz Stone said in an email that thecompany had temporarily cut off access to a feature that letsusers display Twitter updates on their websites by using Flashtechnology.
"Our team has disabled the Flash widget while we look intothe problem," Stone said.
UPDATE 1-Twitter cuts feature on site over security flaw | Deals | Regulatory News | Reuters
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Twitter cuts feature on site over security flaw.|
|Security researcher finds major security flaw in Facebook||Security News|
|Firefox Do-Not-Track Feature Has a Fatal Flaw||Browsers & Mail|
|Getting security message when using Twitter in IE8||Browsers & Mail|
|Microsoft investigates public IE CSS XSS flaw; Twitter, Hotmail vulner||News|
|IE 6's ineptitude is a feature, not flaw.||News|
|New Twitter Feature Looks For Malicious URLs.||Security News|
|Twitter becoming 'security nightmare'||System Security|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:01 AM.