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Twitter fixes TweetDeck XSS security vulnerability


Securityweek - (International) Twitter disabled its TweetDeck app for about an hour June 11 after a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was discovered that could allow XSS to be executed by viewing a specially-crafted tweet. Researchers at Rapid7 reported that the issue primarily affected users of the TweetDeck plugin for Chrome.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:31