“Can you hack my Twitter? Pleaseee!”

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

The SophosLabs YouTube channel just received a plea for help.

HELP ME PLEASE not spam
To:SophosLabs

Hey!!! i love your videos,but can you help me something? can you hack my twitter and get it back? i got hacked i swear i remember my password pleaseee help me my twitter is @[REDACTED] thank u and keep doing video live it <3 thanks x

It’s very nice that this user likes our videos, but I don’t think it’s likely we’ll be hacking any Twitter accounts anytime soon…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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