Wednesday, September 22

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Twitter Has Worms

Albeit little ones; they have to fit into 140 characters.  It's an XSS idiot programmer vulnerability.

More verminiferous details at Sophos.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at 12:00 AM | Comments (3) | Add Comment | Trackbacks (Suck)
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Sometimes when this kind of thing happens I find myself hating the hacks. But other times, and this is one of them, I find myself feeling a bit of admiration.

It's like that plague in WOW. That was genuinely awesome.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at Wednesday, September 22 2010 02:57 AM (+rSRq)

2 I don't know why people call this "XSS" when there is no other site involved. There's only a failure to escape the content.

Posted by: Pete Zaitcev at Wednesday, September 22 2010 11:18 AM (9KseV)

3 Good point Pete.  Corrected.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Wednesday, September 22 2010 01:52 PM (PiXy!)

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