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Twitter has been bitten by a hard-to-kill web-application bug that's being actively exploited to steal users' authentication credentials, a security expert said Tuesday. A link that exploits the XSS, or cross-site scripting, vulnerability was included in tweets that sent users' session cookies to two servers under the control …

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"Trusted web platform"

Is there such a thing? Amongst consumers and users there probably is. Amongst IT professionals with any idea of web security and social engineering techniques there shouldn't be any trust at all, only acceptable risk.

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Its just as well

I've never used twitter. Just about the only thing I agree with Cameron about is the twat comment regarding twitter

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I've never eaten a tomato...

...but I know they taste awful. That's what my Grand-dad used to say. Maybe form an opinion WHEN you have something to base it on, eh?

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I've never drank sour milk...

but I know it would taste awful. You dont need to taste it to know, all the evidence, the smell and look of it, tells you how bad it would be.

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Tried it? I bought the company!

@ Bryan Anderson.

God, yeah. I mean, I'd never smoked, because I thought I wouldn't like it, but when I tried, it was great. And what do all those millions of health professionals know about it being bad for you, eh?

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