Twitter hit by dangerous worm; problem solved for now

Over the weekend, Twitter was attacked by a worm that infected certain members’ profile pages and repeatedly sent spam tweets from those profiles. The spam tweets redirected back to the StalkDaily Web site, which is considered responsible for the worm. Twitter members could catch the worm simply by visiting an infected profile page. Twitter said it has fixed the problem and no sensitive information was compromised during the attack. Related Business Insider Facebook is (once again) mimicking Twitte…

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