A security researcher discovered a loophole in the “Twitter”




A security researcher discovered a loophole in the “Twitter”
Allow the gap to send private messages without permission from the user.

Discover a security researcher named “Igor homakov” vulnerability in the micro-blogging site Twitter allows applications to send “messages” (Direct Messages) without permission from the user.

Homakov attributed the gap to three reasons: the first is that it assumes that the application has permission to read and write to access to private messaging, so you can bypass the protection. The second, easy, homakov, use private messages to make it annoying “spam” messages, and finally, messages do not show whether it was sent by an official app for Twitter or another.

On the other hand, showed a report by the Wall Street Journal today that Twitter is testing a new feature, allowing the user to apply to receive tweets about important events that take place near him, where will the new timeline “Nearby”, brings to application user Twitter tweets from other users near him, even if not pursuing them.

“Twitter has not commented so far about the detected vulnerability.
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