Ivanka Trump Botches Tweet-based Cross-Site Scripting Attack
September 26, 2017
The intent and target of the ham-handed attempt launched by the President's daughter remains unclear. The attack, which took the form of a <script> tag containing the payload, was foiled by Twitter's competent engineering staff who had taken the time to responsibly escape the characters contained in the tweet's text.
The tweet, as it originally appeared:
When approached for comment, a White House spokesperson insisted the tweet was just Ivanka being cute, but indicated that they expected Twitter's recent expansion to 280 characters to "open up a lot of new possibilities".