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Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Powerful worm on Twitter unleashes torrent of out-of-control tweets   —  Twitter on Wednesday was briefly overrun by a powerful computer worm that caused tens of thousands of users to tweet a message that contained self-propagating code exploiting a bug in the TweetDeck app.
Jun 11, 2014, 5:20 PMIn context
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Lots Of Hollywood Interest In Making Bilton's Twitter Book A Movie   —  Interest is swirling at Sony and several other major Hollywood studios around Nick Bilton's book “Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal”, TechCrunch has learned.
Oct 25, 2013, 3:15 PMIn context
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Don't Click The WTF Link On Twitter Unless You DO Like Sex With Goats   —  Either a lot of Techies are into really kinky things, or there is a Twitter worm going around.  It looks like a ton of people just started sending out Tweets saying “I Like Anal Sex With Goats.”
Sep 26, 2010, 2:45 PMIn context
Gregg Keizer / Computerworld:
Twitter ‘antibodies’ help kill worm, says researcher   —  Users are Twitter's best defense against hardcore hackers, but not spammers  —  Computerworld - Social-networking services like Facebook and Twitter have a natural defense against hardcore hackers, a security researcher said Tuesday.
Sep 22, 2010, 12:30 PMIn context
Robert McMillan / Computerworld:
Twitter knew about worm bug a month ago   —  IDG News Service - A serious bug that led to a series of fast-spreading worms on Twitter's website Tuesday had been fixed in August but was accidentally re-introduced.  —  The bug caused havoc until Twitter got it under control later on Tuesday morning.
Sep 21, 2010, 8:50 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Twitter worms spread quickly thanks to blatant security flaw   —  Anyone checking twitter.com this morning was probably greeted with a mess of JavaScript, mouseover effects, and spam retweets, after a flaw in the site's handling of hyperlinks allowed attackers to inject scripts into Twitter's pages.
Sep 21, 2010, 12:00 PMIn context
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost:
Twitter Ad Models Could Open PPC Trademark Can Of Worms   —  Allowing marketers to bid on trademarked keywords they don't own has been a bit of a gray issue for search engines.  For starters, some marketers turned it into a strategy, bidding up competitor's keywords to gain the upper hand.
Apr 14, 2010, 6:05 PMIn context
Ben Parr / Mashable!:
WARNING: Twitter Worm Spreading via Direct Messages   —  We have received multiple reports that a new, convincing, and dangerous worm and phishing scam is making the rounds on Twitter.  Hacked accounts are sending DMs to users and stealing their login information.
Sep 23, 2009, 10:00 PMIn context
Mikko / F-Secure Antivirus Research Weblog:
Twitter Now Filtering Malicious URLs   —  As Twitter has been getting more and more popular, it is increasingly targeted by worms, spam and account hijacking.  —  We've recommended Twitter to start filtering traffic to fight this.  They can easily do it, as all the messages go through them.
Aug 3, 2009, 12:35 PMIn context
John Leyden / The Register:
Twitter riddled with worms and scams (again)   —  Who will stop the madness?  —  Multiple new versions of the Mikeyy cross-site scripting worm spread across the Twitter micro-blogging network over the weekend.  —  The first in the latest batch of worms berated Twitter for poor security.
Apr 20, 2009, 12:00 PMIn context

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