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Old 04-12-2009, 01:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Responsibility for Twitter Worm Claimed by Teen

Apparently, a “worm” has made its way around the Twitter-sphere, infecting profiles and sending a message to the profile owner’s friends to visit a certain website. Mikeyy Mooney, the alleged creator, said he did it out of boredom. Nice.

“I am the person who coded the XSS which then acted as a worm when it auto updated a users profile and status, which then infected other users who viewed their profile. I did this out of boredom, to be honest. I usually like to find vulnerabilities within websites and try not to cause too much damage, but start a worm or something to give the developers an insight on the problem and while doing so, promoting myself or my website.”
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