Researchers Find SMS Vulnerability in Twitter

Twitter users who have taken the time to set up Tweeting-by-SMS are putting themselves at risk of attacks where anybody can post to their account, according to a team of security researchers. The security flaw allows attackers to post to a user’s Twitter account with just the knowledge of the mobile number associated with the Twitter account. By simply spoofing the number from which a text is sent, the attacker can easily post to Twitter without the user being alerted. Read the full story at Gizmodo.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Managing Director, Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures/ShellyPalmer a technology focused Investment Banking & Advisory practice specializing in M&A, Financings, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Access. He is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert and well known for his work on Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living as well as his daily radio report on United Stations Radio Networks. For more information, visit shellypalmer.com.

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