It was a Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK meaning that we had the pleasure of a longer break than normal, with Monday not being a normal working day.
But it appears that at least one bunch of criminals weren’t resting on their laurels as they spread links pointing to what they claimed was an update to the popular Twitter client, TweetDeck.
- Hurry up for tweetdeck update!
- Update TweetDeck! Bank Holiday
- Critical tweetdeck update Bank Holiday
- Sorry for offtopic, but it is a critical TweetDeck update. It won’t work tomorrow!
The tweets are being posted from hacked Twitter accounts, and do not link to a legitimate update for TweetDeck. Instead, unsuspecting users are putting themselves at risk of infection by a Trojan horse which Sophos detects as Troj/Agent-OOA.
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.