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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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Flipboard for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store

Flipboard for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store | Apps and Widgets for any use, mostly for education and FREE | Scoop.it

Named Apple's iPad App of the year and one of TIME's Top 50 Innovations, Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you, from Instagram photos and Facebook updates to Tumblr posts and articles from your favorite publications. Fill Flipboard with the things you like to read, from the smallest blogs to...

 

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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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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 22, 2013 11:42 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 11:52 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 11:54 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/