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SSL Renegotiation Bug Succesfully Used To Attack Twitter

When this SSL Renegotiation bug hit the news, most people said it was a theoretical attack and was of no practical use in the real world. But then people tend to say that about most things don’t they until they get pwned up the face. It turns out the rather obscure SSL flaw can be […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Networking Hacking Tools, Web Hacking

Twitter DM Phishing Scam

As Twitter gains momentum there are more and more attacks on it, it’s users and the most recent is a phishing scam via DM (Direct Message). It was uncovered recently that it was being used as a Botnet Control Channel, shortly before that it was subjected to a DoS attack. This isn’t the first time […]

Topic: Phishing, Privacy, Spammers & Scammers

Twitter & Facebook Taken Offline By DDoS Attacks

Both Facebook and Twitter were hit with pretty severe DDoS attacks rendering them useless and unavailable to the majority of users. The thing is it seems like it wasn’t a traditional network based botnet style DDoS attack, but a ‘joejob‘ attack where spam is sent out containing a link and the users clicking on the […]

Topic: Hacking News

Twitter ClickJacking Vulnerability

Click-jacking has hit the news a few times recently with most browsers being susceptible to this kind of redirection attack. This time it’s Twitter that’s being hit, as with anything gaining popularity it’s going to become the focus of more attacks and attempts to compromise its security. It seems like click-jacking may well be here […]

Topic: Exploits/Vulnerabilities, Web Hacking

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