Twitter messages lead to phishing AND malware

If you have received a private message from another Twitter telling you “lol ur famous now”, have followed it to a fake Facebook page requiring you to log into …

Twitter supports “Do Not Track” option

The news was announced by Ed Felten, the US Federal Trade Commission’s CTO, at a New York Internet Week privacy panel, and Twitter has quickly come out to confirm it: …

Active fake AV spam campaigns hit Twitter

Two distinct malicious spam campaigns are currently targeting Twitter users and taking them to compromised sites serving rogue AV and scareware software, warns GFI. The …

How banks use Twitter to combat fraud

With phishing attacks hurting the credibility of email communications, forward thinking banks are turning to social media as the best channel to warn customers of scams and …

“Time spent on Twitter” scam spreads virally

Facebook users are already accustomed to practically daily offers of rogue apps that will supposedly show them who views their profile or allow them to use a similar feature …