By Harry McCracken | 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.