Beware Twitter Direct Messages “LOL – Is This You?”

Twitter continues to experience Direct Message Phishing Attacks as people fall for a fake Direct Message with an innocuous looking “LOL – is this you?” or “This you????” and a link to a fake Twitter login site.

If you’re using high security settings in your browser with phishing warnings in place heed the warning and close the window.  It’s hard to believe that people still buy that direct messages they get are real, but when you get phished, and you’ve just entered your password, it is imperative that you return to your twitter account immediately by typing the address into the browser address bar of a new browser window, then change your password.

If you find that your account is sending these Direct Messages, your account has been compromised and you need to stop the messages from going out by changing your password quickly.

http://www.v3.co.uk/v3/news/2258470/second-phishing-attack-hits

http://howto.techworld.com/security/3213431/how-to-alert-your-contacts-if-your-twitter-account-is-hacked/

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