Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Don’t Click On Shady Links: New Twitter Worm Making The Rounds

A Twitter virus is on the loose this evening, replied by people clicking on mobile links shortened with like in this Twitter srch. Thus far I’ve seen it sprding through two different urls and but there’s a good chance there are others. The worm also seems to be crting and/or hijacking a of newer accounts for the past seven or so hours.The Next Web has traced the URL back to through Securi but the rl URL for the second link does not match up, showing a link instd.Twitter @support representative Troy Holden tells TechCrunch Twitter is on the case, “We’re aware and have sent out resets for affected users. We’ll monitor the situation in case of further iterations.” In the mntime, don’t click on any suspicious links. Especially if you’re on a cell phone, as it seems to be originating at
Sourch: Tech Crunch

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