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Twitter phone verification while on Tor [closed]

Twitter locked me out of my account. I can log in but I can't do anything with it until I give them a phone number. I've had the account for years but they've decided now there's "suspicious ...
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Why doesn't the most powerful/powerful sites on the internet use Extended Validation SSL certificates? [duplicate]

Why does some of the biggest internet companies not use an Extended Validated certificate which makes the address bar would be green and more secure? I have noticed that Facebook, Google, Amazon the ...
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Someone updated my friend's twitter profile after an internet forum abuse [closed]

I'm doing a security investigation for a friend of mine, working a bit of a Sherlock Holmes here... Trying to figure out a possible hack scenario for the following: My friend receives a "screw you ...
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External JS Security

I'm kinda new to security development. I've work mostly with backend processing stuff. I've been assign on how to secure external javascript that we import from facebook, twitter and google. One ...
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How can I tell if a website is sharing what videos I'm watching without my consent?

It seems that publishers are getting sued or threatened for possibly sharing video watching information - information that an individual has watched a video, before this individual has explicitly ...
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What makes twitter different than other sites regarding users anonymity [closed]

Why do we hear everyday about people getting prosecuted because of comments they made on twitter but not on Facebook or reddit? I know very little about social media but it's not that difficult to ...
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Is it normal if user gets logged in Facebook or Twitter after they use Like or Tweet button? [closed]

Personally I don't use social networks, so I'm not sure about their behaviour. Currently I must code website which heavily depends on "Likes" and "Tweets" about articles. Each article has Like and ...
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Can you still be tracked when using a VPN?

If I am using a VPN on twitter, can an organisation like Anonymous or Lulzec track me and find out my identity?
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Tracking Twitter users [closed]

Is it possible to get the IP address of the person who posted a comment on my Twitter profile?
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How did the Tweetdeck XSS Vulnerability work

How exactly did the recent TweetDeck vulnerability work? It says here that it had something to do with the HTML heart character but I don't fully understand what the explanation means. From the link : ...
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How do I get the Access-Token and Access-Token-Secret?

Can anyone explain me these terms with respect to OAuth ? Consumer Key Consumer Secret Access Token Access Token Secret Also, when I registered my application with twitter I got the consumer key ...
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Is Tweetdeck authentication really safe?

I have recently installed Tweetdeck, because my previous client stopped working. In my custom client, and in the third party client I have used previously I had to setup authorize the application in ...
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How is HTTPS Everywhere leaking my Twitter session from an incognito window?

I manage a couple of twitter accounts for businesses/websites that are separate from my personal account. For simplicity, I prefer to log in from an incognito window so that I don't need to log out of ...
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Oauth Consumer Secret?

Using OAuth you have a consumer key and consumer secret to identify your application and the user provides an OAuth access token and secret to authenticate your application access to their account, ...
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Twitter.com in private browsing leaks data to normal browser. Other sites as well? Bug or feature?

This is the first time I encountered similar thing. When I log into the Twitter web site in Chrome (namely, the Iron version which is said to be security enhanced, but that does not matter here) in ...
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Preventing Voter Fraud on a Social Media Contest

I'm creating a contest that will allow users to login using their Facebook & Twitter accounts and submit votes on videos. My clients concern is that users will game the system by logging into ...
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Why do services like Twitter have tokens and secrets for 3rd party apps?

I noticed that if you have a 3rd-party Twitter app, you get an access token, and an access token secret, to communicate with Twitter. Why are there two codes? Shouldn't one be enough? Does this mean ...