phish scams

New Twitter-Based Malware Uses Direct Messaging to Spread

Sophos is warning of a new trick to get Twitter users to open direct messages from trusted users that ultimately infect their machines with malware.In a blog post, senior technology consultant Graham Clulely said the initial message is a tweet claiming the recipient’s been captured on a Facebook video. One version makes it sound like something scandalous was taped without the person’s knowledge.

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