Rowland, who works in the Australian branch of SophosLabs, has blogged today about spam he’s seen offering people the chance to get a free next generation iPhone (commonly being dubbed in the media as the “4G iPhone”).
But these chances to get your paws on a free iPhone 4G aren’t just limited to email spam.
A quick search on Twitter reveals a gaggle of profiles, using avatars of sexy young women, pumping out messages to users seemingly giving them the opportunity to grab a free iPhone 4G.
Like the email spam intercepted by our labs, however, these Twitter profiles are designed to scam you out of your personal information.
A quick look at one of the Twitter accounts spamming out the messages underlines that she is by no means a regular user, but set up specifically to advertise a data-collecting form on behalf of the shady guys behind this scheme.
Clicking on any of these links takes you to a webpage (currently…
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