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This article was published on September 1, 2009


New Twitter spam-bomb offers A Job With Google

New Twitter spam-bomb offers A Job With Google
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Twitter spamTwitter has just become inundated with spam accounts promoting a site called ajobwithgoogle.com. We highly recommend you DON’T visit that site.

A large number of tweets are being generated by new accounts, usually following no-one, but with a handful of followers. Each one is tweeting multiple @ replies to other users reading “Have you heard about Google taking in workers online? I read it at www.ajobwithgoogle.com Very Interesting!”. The sheer number of these tweets right now is causing ‘ajobwithgoogle’ to trend highly.

Stay safe out there – don’t click that link. We’ll bring you more when we have it.

UPDATE: The tweets are still coming through – they all have identical Location, Web and Bio fields in their profiles but with different real names. Interestingly, whoever’s behind this is tweeting to users alphabetically. Having gone through a large number of usernames beginning with ‘A’, they’re now onto the ‘B’s. Fingers crossed Twitter gets around to shutting this whole caper down shortly.

Twitter spam - Ajobwithgoogle

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