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TweetDeck scammers steal Twitter IDs via OAuth


Dark Reading - (International) Researchers at Bitdefender found that scammers are luring users into authorizing TweetDeck as part of a free or paid followers scheme, allowing the scammers to obtain users' authentication tokens. The scammers can then take actions on behalf of users, such as posting tweets and following other users.


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:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:20:28