Tuesday, August 04, 2009

Twitter Begins Filtering Links - Digits - WSJ

Better late than never…

Twitter quietly started checking the URLs that its users post, a security measure aimed at weeding out links to known malware sites.

As online security firm F-Secure points out, the microblogging service “is increasingly targeted by worms, spam and account hijacking” and can easily filter links posted through it.

Twitter Begins Filtering Links - Digits - WSJ

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