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Twitter: Porn pop-up problem fixed

The Twitter homepage on Sept. 3, 2010. Twitter came under attack today as hackers exploited a security flaw to wreak havoc on the microblogging service. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter has fixed a security flaw on its popular social media website after a cyber attack earlier on Tuesday sent some users to Japanese porn websites.

Twitter, which allows users to broadcast short messages of 140 characters or fewer, was flooded with tweets by users who complained on the homepage under such topic headings as ”Twitter got hacked.” Get the full story »