Research Output

How the love of one teenager brought Tweetdeck to its knees.

  TweetDeck, a Twitter app with millions of users, is back online after a rather surprising security scare. For several hours, the service was taken down all because a 19-year-old user tried to add a cute heart to his messages.

  • Type:

    Newspaper Article

  • Date:

    31 December 2014

  • Publication Status:

    Published

  • Library of Congress:

    QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    005.8 Data security

Citation

Buchanan, W. J. (2014). How the love of one teenager brought Tweetdeck to its knees

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Keywords

Data security; Twitter; hacks; worms; website security;

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