Hoping to deal with a growing problem, Twitter has quietly introduced a feature to prevent users from posting links to malicious Web sites. But security experts say that it can be easily circumvented.
The feature was first noticed Monday by Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer with security company F-Secure. When someone tries to post a link to a malicious Web site, Twitter pops up a short notification saying “Oops! Your tweet contained a URL to a known malware site,” and, after a few seconds, deletes the post. Click here to read complete article.