Twitter Fights Against Phishing

By  |  Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 8:56 pm

Good news: Twitter has announced that it’s using anti-phishing technology to detect dangerous short URLs submitted in direct messages and Tweets. I proposed that it do so last September. And given how many fake direct messages I get with short URLs that lead to sites that try to swipe my personal information, it’s pretty obvious that some form of short-url safeguards were way overdue…

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