Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

Twitter lists used for spreading malicious links

Trendmicro security researchers posted an article about a circulating attack on twitter where malicious users are adding victims to twitter lists. The malicious accounts are leading to several websites that offers hacking tools for whatsap, Facebook and Twitter, beside a scam website offering free iPhone 5ses. The Hacking tool described on the article is claiming [...]

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Breaking Bad Used for Scams

Social network is one of the sources that cyber-criminal use to promote their links.  Symantec has reported a new spamming campaign where attackers are using twitter for some marketing purposes. The attackers are not directly posting the suspicious link on twitter but they use instead pastebin to post links and on twitter they make the [...]

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Twitter Hacked Accounts Posting links to Android Opfake Trojan

Symantec are tracking a new malicious link that is posted on compromised Twitter accounts. The posted links are redirecting victims to a website that are hosting malicious applications. By visiting the malicious website victims start to download a fake Asphalt 7 program that is packed with a Trojan which uses victims phone to send SMS [...]

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Twitter Accounts Posting a Malicious Links Hosting FakeAV

Spamming campaign have been observed by GFI security researchers that are using twitter to spread malicious links, the shortened URL leads to a fake antivirus malware that will claim several infection on victim computers. The first link is fuuut(dot)tk which will redirect any visitor to detectoptimizersupervision(dot)info that are hosting a rogue software called windows Antivirus [...]

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Junk Tweets Claims A Visa Gift Card

GFI researchers have reported a new spamming campaign that are circulating on twitter, the spam message ask victims to check a twitter page where it contain a Link to a suspicious website, what is interesting that the twitter page have no activity and it keeps a single tweet states the following “Just tell us what [...]

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Twitter Takes on Security

Nearly every Twitter user out there– whether you’re an individual using it to connect with friends or a business trying to network with colleagues or market your company – has probably encountered some form of the prolific Twitter spam that has infiltrated followers, tweets, and direct messages every day. The website has been exposed time [...]

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Twitter Accounts Spamming Malicious Links

New spamming campaign has been observed by TrendMicro that is spreading on twitter, the malicious shortened URLs contain a JPEG file from a Facebook domain. Files with extension .JPEG are usually image and pictures extension but here link lead to a worm detected by Trend Micro as WORM_KOLAB.SMQX . The interesting point that cybercriminal added [...]

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