07/08/2011 10:47 am ET | Updated Sep 07, 2011

Twitter Security 'Flirting With Disaster,' Experts Claim

The fast-growing microblogging site Twitter has fallen behind some other Internet services in introducing tools to help secure the accounts of users, security experts say.

Weaknesses in Twitter's security became apparent on the U.S. July 4 Independence holiday as an unknown hacker took control of a Fox News Twitter account and sent out messages falsely claiming that U.S. President Barack Obama was dead.

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