Report: Shortened URLs A Threat to Tweeters

The same features that make Twitter a go-to site for Web users, quick links and quick news, are also the most dangerous, say security experts at Symantec. The IT services firm has released a new security alert for the site, warning users to be on the look out for shortened URLs that link to malicious sites.

The same features that make Twitter a go-to site for Web users, quick links and quick news, are also the most dangerous, say security experts at Symantec.   The IT services firm has released a new security alert for the site, warning users to be on the look out for shortened URLs that link to malicious sites.