Mobile App Publisher hacks users' Twitter accounts

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Nov 25, 2012
  1. Devin
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    It's not hacking if you willingly input your login information - it is going a good few steps too far though.
     
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    Sheesh, talk about aggressive Enfourcement.
     
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    Well, you know how the story goes. They were told by a little bird about some piracy issues and then this happens.

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    Guys...

     
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    Aw, shuckles...

    So, practically, you don't input your login details in the application itself - it gets it via phishing cross spyware? Well, I'm pretty sure that's illegal and someone's in a world of trouble now.

    They should get sued for this - I wonder how they'd tweet then.
     
  7. emigre

    Member emigre Has complex motives

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    I imagine Enfour feel like twats.


    Am I doing it properly?
     
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    Yes, yes you are. :P
     
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    Member Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    Everyday it seems like the User Submitted News section is becoming more like the User Submitted Puns section.
     
  10. Foxi4

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    I'm pretty sure that posting puns is not a punishable offense, unlike phishing for account data and posting on someone's tweeter - that kind of enfource should be punishable.

    I'm on freaking fire!
     
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    Gahars has infected us all.
     
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    That was awful.
     
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    The puntagion spreads fast.
     
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    Member Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

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    It must be airborne.
     
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    Thanks for posting this, Devin.

    And you guys really make me miss Ace Gunman with these threads....
     
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    I think the most appalling part of this thread is that the Oxford Dictionary app is $55.
     
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    They're called Werehars and you ARE allowed to kill them on sight.
     
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    I'm officially dubbing this Pun epidemic as the G-Virus.
     
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    And people wonder why I have a huge disdain for a lot of things, shit like this.
     
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