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TweetDeck Impacted by XSS Flaw

The first signs of trouble with TweetDeck appeared around 11 a.m. ET with warnings of a possible cross-site scripting (XSS) attack.

In an XSS attack, code from one location is able to influence another site without authorization. In my own personal usage, I first began seeing Twitter messages with embedded XSS code shortly after 11 a.m. ET, which upon viewing were immediately retweeted automatically, without my authorization or any action on my part.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
TweetDeck Hit by XSS Vulnerability

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.