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Twitter Phishing Scam Spread via Direct Messages

A Twitter phishing scam is currently being spread via direct messages, according to Mashable. The worm utilizes hacked accounts to send out DMs like the following one:


The goal of the site is to steal your Twitter account information, which can then be used to further propagate the scam. Clicking on the link takes you to a website that mimics the look of Twitter’s login page in an attempt to fool you to submit your username and password. Do not do so, it will send the information to the scammers.

If you have already submitted your information, quickly change your password. If you cannot access your account, attempt to change your password using the Forgot Your Password? option. If that does not work, contact Twitter Support. Once you have logged in, delete any DMs containing the link.

Twitter is currently working to resolve the problem.

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