Twitter Mouseover Hack

Earlier this afternoon, thousands of Twitter users, including myself became the victims of a Mouseover hack that lead to our accounts replicating malicious pop-up messages and even links to porn sites.

Users only had to move our mouse over a message containing a link to ignite the code to self-replicate a malicious piece of code.

Twitter’s status blog later announced “The exploit is fully patched”.

Mobiles Twitter users and those using third-party software, such as Tweetdeck were unaffected by the problem.

Read our article about the twitter URL injection attack or our article about SQL injection attacks for a greater understanding about this issue.

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