Twitter’s Security Mess

By  |  Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 11:04 am

Looks like I should be glad I slept in this morning: I managed to miss what sounds like a nightmarish period of worms gone wild on Twitter. (Ars Technica’s Peter Bright has a good recap of what happened, and why.) In retrospect, it looks like the culprits took advantage of a ginormous Twitter security flaw; it’s surprising it took this long for something like this to happen.

Here’s Twitter’s own account of the mess, and an apology for it.

 
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