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Submission + - Twitter's Tweet-by-SMS Feature Flawed (

hypnosec writes: A researcher has disclosed vulnerability he found in tweet-by-SMS feature of Twitter through which attackers can post unauthorized tweets on users’ accounts without generating any alerts. Jonathan Rudenberg, the security consultant and researcher behind the disclosure, has revealed through a post on his website that attackers would only need to know their victims’ phone numbers in order to post tweets. Attackers can also spoof the source number before messages are sent to Twitter.
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Twitter's Tweet-by-SMS Feature Flawed

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