My Twitter has been hacked, what do I do?

9 Oct 2012

Every now and then, Twitter seems to get hit by what we in the business call “phishing” attacks. This is where your Twitter account is taken over by a remote source that sends out links via your profile (often by direct message) which in turn infect other accounts. The first rule is of course not […]

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Twitter Phishing Exploit

3 Jan 2009

Be on the look out for direct messages containing text like this: hey! check out this funny blog about you… [link goes here] It will send you to a page that looks like the twitter login page.  It is actually a phishing site that steals your username and password then redirects you back to twitter. […]

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