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This article was published on September 24, 2009


New phishing scam on Twitter: “rofl this you on here”

New phishing scam on Twitter: “rofl this you on here”
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

CEO and co-founder, TNW

Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

A new and vicious scam is doing the rounds on Twitter right now. Seems like a lot of people are falling for a simple fake sign-in page judging from search results for “rofl this you on here“.

The scam starts with a DM from someone you follow that says

“rofl this you on here? http://videos.twitter.secure-logins01.com”

The link takes you to a fake Twitter login page that looks like the old login page. If you enter your username and password there the site sends a direct message to everybody who follows you with that same “rofl this you on here?” message. God knows what else they do with your account once they have access.

Twitter Scam

Live Search at Twitter for “rofl this you on here”:

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