Twitter attack spurs thousands of unintended tweets
By Lex Friedman
Early Tuesday morning, Twitter fell victim to a cross-site scripting attack that resulted in many thousands of unintended tweets, spammy links, and more.
By around 9:45 a.m. Eastern time, Twitter had acknowledged the attack and begun working on the fix for its breakfast-chronicling, celebrity-stalking, microblogging network. The company reports that the patch to fix the vulnerability is rolling out across its servers.
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