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Twitter Closes Hole After Attack Hits Up To 500K Users

September 21st, 2010 09:01 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

chicksdaddy writes “Twitter closed an ugly cross site scripting hole in its Web page Tuesday morning, but not until a fast moving attack, including at least two Twitter worms, compromised hundreds of thousands of user accounts. At its height, the attacks were hitting 100 Twitter users each second, putting estimates of the total number of victims at around 500,000 according to researchers at Kaspersky Lab.”

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