Mouseover Security Flaw in Twitter!

Twitter experienced a security flaw today spreading rapidly through thousands of users redirecting them to third-party websites. This nasty “mouseover” bug subjugated Twitter account users to pop-ups and third-party websites by simply scrolling your mouse over the offensive link. The “onMouseOver” flaw is a result of the JavaScript function that was caused when the mouse was passed over the bulk of text. According to  “We’ve seen the flaw being abused to launch simple pop-up windows, redirect users elsewhere (including porn sites), and we’ve also seen it used in combination with blocks of color, covering the true “intention” of the tweet.”

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