Watch out for tweets about a banned Lady Gaga video, currently spreading across the Twitter network.
The tweets are being posted by rogue applications, that users are allowing to access their profiles in the belief that they will get to view a prohibited video of Lady Gaga
VIDEO PROHIBIDO LADY GAGA banned [LINK] @shakira @ladygaga como ganar dinero facil
(Please note that the precise wording can vary)
If you make the mistake of clicking on the link you are taken to a fake YouTube webpage.
Of course, you believe that you’re going to watch a banned video of Lady Gaga so you might very well click on the play button.
Doing so, however, asks you to grant permission to a third party app which wants to connect with your Twitter account.
Don’t, whatever you do, give it permission to continue. Because if you do, your account can now be accessed by third parties – who will be able to post messages in your name to all of your followers…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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