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Twitter typosquatting site preys on gullible • The Register

Posted in Uncategorized by coda on May 21, 2009
  • tags: typosquatting, phishing

    • Miscreants have launched an aggressive phishing attack that aims to dupe the unwary into handing over their login credentials for the microblogging service.

      Dubious accounts are being used to seed the tvviter.com phishing campaign, which starts when followers of a targeted subscriber post a message in the form "check this guy out [followed by a tinyurl address]".

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