Twitter notifies email to Twitter users that may be at risk because of the risk involved in its official Android app. Such vulnerability allows an attacker to view information from a private account or send tweets or private messages.
The good news is that this vulnerability has already been fixed in the latest Twitter version of Android available on Google Play, so it's important to update the app to the latest version
It's time to update Twitter
Details of this vulnerability are critical, though if you have the latest version of Android and often update your programs, seriously, you have nothing to worry about. In fact, or not, Twitter says on her blog that it has "no history" that no one uses this method to exploit the risk.
This vulnerability allows an attacker to use malicious code to view information from a private account or Manage a third-party account, including sending messages and tweets. Twitter has never revealed its exact functionality, only describing it as a "complex process." Users who may have been affected receive a message like the following:
This vulnerability is scheduled for Android summer 7.93.4 or higher on Android KitKat (released November 4) and version 8.18 at Lollipop or higher (released October 21). That is, if you have a Twitter version earlier than the previous one, you need to update to make sure your Twitter account is not affected by this vulnerability.
If you want See the Twitter version you installed, you can do it from a side panel, Settings and privacy and access About Twitter. It will show up. If it's not in the mood, it's best to review the review to bring you to life. If for some reason you can't upgrade to the latest version, Twitter recommends using the web version of your service.
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