New Phishing Attacks Playing on Twitter's Popularity

Recent days have seen a slew of Twitter phishing attacks, possibly orchestrated in a chess-like multi-move plan that resulted in three sets of victims and, very likely, some seedy profits. The scheme appears to have begun with the creation of bogus Twitter accounts, which the scammers used to "follow" other users, says Rik Ferguson, a senior security advisor at security-software maker Trend Micro.

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