Twitter.com Security Issue

Twitter.com is currently being exploited via an onmouseover security issue.  You can read more about this via Graham Cluley’s blog.  I would highly avoid Twitter.com until this get’s resolved, and would stick to using a desktop app like TweetDeck or Seesmic, etc…

Today's DDoS Attacks Due to Cyber Warfare?

I am sure that most of you are aware of today’s attack against Twitter.  The attack crippled the service for a good portion of the day.  News is coming out now about the attack, and according to an article by The New York Times the attack could be related

Twitter Changes @reply Options

Twitter rolled out a new “small settings update” that has changed the options for the @reply features. The change has caused an outrage for most users in the Twitter community. Before the update, you could set the @reply features for yourself, choosing from 1 of the 3 options: Show @replies

Will Twitter Kill RSS Feeds?

I have read numerous articles this week on the subject of Twitter replacing RSS feeds for some people, so I thought I would share my two cents on the subject. I’ll start by saying I was a late adopter to Twitter, having been signed up for only a few

Facebook Finally Gets the Big Picture, Opens up API and Releases AIR App

It appears as though Facebook is finally getting the hint about it’s API. The company announced today they have released the Open Stream API. This new API will allow developers to take advantage of all kinds of Facebook features. This same openess has worked wonders for Twitter, and I

UberTwitter, A New Twitter App for the Blackberry

For the past week or so I have been trying out a beta version of a new Twitter application on my Blackberry, called UberTwitter. So far I have liked what I have seen. Previously I had been using TwitterBerry, which is probably the most used Twitter app for the Blackberry

Preventing XSS (Cross-Site Scripting) Attacks in ColdFusion

With the recent issues Twitter has faced in recent days, I thought it would be important to show how you can prevent XSS attacks in ColdFusion. For a detailed explanation of what XSS is you can read a good summary here. So how can you protect against this type of