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engine - 11:52 am on Apr 14, 2009 (gmt 0)
Worm Infected Twitter User Accounts [news.bbc.co.uk]
|Twitter has been given the all clear after a worm infected "tens of thousands of users". But experts say the attack could have been much worse. |
Over the weekend, a self-replicating computer program, or worm, began to infect profiles on the social network.
The worm was set up to promote a Twitter rival site, showing unwanted messages on infected user accounts.
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