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Sealed with an XSS: I gave TweetDeck a heart attack, says teen comp sci boff Firo

2014/06/12

The Register - (International) A computer science student who identified a basic cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in Twitter's TweetDeck client stated that the vulnerability was spotted while experimenting with the HTML heart-symbol character. The vulnerability caused Twitter to shut down the TweetDeck client for some users due to others abusing the XSS vulnerability.

Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/06/12/tweetdeck_xss_vuln_uncovered_by_heart_hunting_teenager/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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