Monday, April 9, 2012

"OMG I'm laughing so hard at this picture.." DMs Phish for Twitter Login Credentials

TwitterOne, two, account phishers are coming for you...

That’s right, Twitter users!

Cybercrooks are hoping to cheat you out of your Twitter account by sending you a DM that reads something like this:

Twitter Phishing DM
rofl...omg i am laughing so hard at this picture of me my friend posted [LINK]

Twitter Phishing PageUpon clicking the link, you will be taken to a Twitter login phishing page claiming that your session has expired and that you will need to login again.

If you make the mistake of logging in, your Twitter username and password will be sent off to the bad guy so he can take over your account and do whatever he/she wishes.

Take note that multiple domains may be used in this phishing scheme and that it’s likely the scammers change the domain names as they are flagged.

As a rule of thumb, it is always a good idea to double-check the URL in your browser’s address bar before submitting your username and password – regardless of what website you’re logging into. So try to make it a habit of doing so.

Stay safe, Tweeters!

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