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Update (10:00 a.m. ET): A spokesperson for Twitter tells us "This should now be fully patched and is no longer exploitable." A new Twitter security flaw has been widely exploited on thousands of Twitter accounts, redirecting users to third-party websites without their consent.
21 September 2010 Last updated at 10:03 ET By Jonathan Fildes Technology reporter, BBC News Sarah Brown, wife of former PM Gordon Brown, was one of those affected Twitter has patched a flaw in its website that was being exploited to pump out pop-up messages and links to porn sites.