Monday, September 10, 2012

Twitter Direct Message Spam Virus - "tapping you"

Twitter malware are rare but we have seen many such as "True Twit validation" but this one im going to blog about it is something new on the block. There was this spam that went viral in Sri Lankan tweeps account last few weeks. Basically what happens is you get a DM saying "Did you see them tapping you <link>". The line makes it very much likely to click. Few sample DMs i got given below

When you click on the link you are directed to a "Page not found" in FB -

Or is it running a script and spamming through my DM? IT experts tell me...

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