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Twitter vulnerability lets apps send DMs without user permission

Twitter vulnerability lets apps send DMs without user permission | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Security researcher Egor Homakov has discovered a Twitter vulnerability which allows apps to send DMs without requiring explicit user permission. TNW has verified the findings and can ...
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App Advisor for Facebook

App Advisor for Facebook | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Protect yourself from harmful Facebook apps which access your personal data and perform actions without your permission.
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LinkedIn leaks private data: ''Unencrypted''!

LinkedIn leaks private data: ''Unencrypted''! | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Oops! LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD) has been caught copying sensitive data from users' iOS and Android calendars, allegedly without permission. Some say the data are sent in plain text. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers posit another post-PC pandemonium.

 

 

 

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Security hole found in Facebook apps for iOS & Android, profile data at risk

Security hole found in Facebook apps for iOS & Android, profile data at risk | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
News has recently surfaced over an Android and iOS security hole, but that story has been mixed up as to where the vulnerability exists. Siting problems with Facebook's mobile ...
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Twitter bug gives 3rd-party apps access to users' Direct Messages

Twitter bug gives 3rd-party apps access to users' Direct Messages | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it

"There should be millions of Twitter users that have signed in with Twitter into third-party applications. Some of these applications might have gained access to and might still have access to Twitter users private direct messages," he points out, and advises users to check third-party applications permissions and revoke the apps to which they never gave permission to access their DMs.


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===> check third-party applications permissions and revoke the apps to which they never gave permission to access YOUR DMs. <===

Check ALSO:

https://twitter.com/settings/applications


http://blog.ioactive.com/2013/01/you-can-not-trust-social-media-twitter-vulnerable.html


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

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===> check third-party applications permissions and revoke the apps to which they never gave permission to access YOUR DMs. <===

 

Check ALSO:

 

https://twitter.com/settings/applications

 

 

http://blog.ioactive.com/2013/01/you-can-not-trust-social-media-twitter-vulnerable.html

 

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

 

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, January 22, 2013 8:52 AM

===> check third-party applications permissions and revoke the apps to which they never gave permission to access YOUR DMs. <===

Check ALSO:

https://twitter.com/settings/applications


http://blog.ioactive.com/2013/01/you-can-not-trust-social-media-twitter-vulnerable.html


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, January 22, 2013 8:54 AM

===> check third-party applications permissions and revoke the apps to which they never gave permission to access YOUR DMs. <===

Check ALSO:

https://twitter.com/settings/applications


http://blog.ioactive.com/2013/01/you-can-not-trust-social-media-twitter-vulnerable.html


https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

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Vorsicht vor gefälschter WhatsApp-Anwendung auf Facebook

Vorsicht vor gefälschter WhatsApp-Anwendung auf Facebook | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Im Social Network Facebook kursiert aktuell eine gefälschte WhatsApp-Anwendung, die Nutzerdaten stiehlt.

 

Sind die App-Rechte erteilt, haben die Betrüger anschließend Zugriff auf die Freundesliste, die Nutzer-ID, das Geschlecht, den Namen, das Profilbild, alle hochgeladenen Bilder sowie mit anderen Usern geteilte Informationen. Die betrügerische Anwendung greift für ihre Verbreitung auf eine Sicherheitslücke im sozialen Netzwerk zurück.

 

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http://www.pcwelt.de/news/Betrueger-App-Vorsicht-vor-gefaelschter-WhatsApp-Anwendung-auf-Facebook-6187499.html?r=961528924905666&amp;amp;lid=189496

 

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Flaw in popular mobile apps exposes users to identity theft

Flaw in popular mobile apps exposes users to identity theft | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Flawed mobile apps for Facebook, Dropbox, LinkedIn, and likely others save user authentication data as easy-to-swipe plain text files...
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Apple, Facebook, Path, Twitter, others face class action lawsuit | ZDNet

Apple, Facebook, Path, Twitter, others face class action lawsuit | ZDNet | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it
Apple, Beluga, Burbn, Chillingo, Electronic Arts, Facebook, Foodspotting, Foursquare Labs, Gowalla, Hipster, Instagram, Kik, LinkedIn, Path, Rovio Mob...

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