Scareware Scammers Hijack Twitter Trending Topics

Security researchers are reporting on an ongoing scareware serving campaign abusing the popular micro-blogging service Twitter.

Hundreds of tweets using four different URL shortening services are currently spammed through the automatically registered Twitter accounts, relying on a pseudo-random text generation using Twitter’s trending topics.  Read the full story [zdnet.com]

Security researchers are reporting on an ongoing scareware serving campaign abusing the popular micro-blogging service Twitter.

Hundreds of tweets using four different URL shortening services are currently spammed through the automatically registered Twitter accounts, relying on a pseudo-random text generation using Twitter’s trending topics.  Read the full story [zdnet.com]

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