Apple, Facebook, Twitter: Mobile App Development Leads to Hacking?

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Watering Holes and Spear Phishing

From AllThingsD:

http://allthingsd.com/20130219/this-is-the-site-likely-responsible-for-the-recent-major-tech-company-hacks/

“A ‘watering hole’ attack, in that it’s launched from a centralized, popular location that many people visit across multiple industries.”

Twitter reports at least 250,000 accounts affected.  Attack reportedly originated in Eastern Europe:

http://www.theverge.com/web/2013/2/19/4006868/hackers-exploit-java-vulnerability-apple-facebook-twitter#apple-facebook-and-twitter-hacks-reportedly-originated-in-eastern

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