Beware – video of a live Twitter phishing attack

I got an email this morning saying that someone called “3XNJTVJG0SYIKDH (NinaOchoa)” was following my updates on Twitter.

That’s rather an odd name, I thought, and investigated further.

Turns out that 3XNJTVJG0SYIKDH (lets call her 3XNJTV for short) was already following nearly 400 people on Twitter, but had only ever posted one update:

check this guy out [followed by a tinyurl address]

Fortunately, I use LongUrl. I’ve blogged about LongUrl before, but in a…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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