Has one of your Twitter friends invited you to take a personality test this weekend?
A typical message might have read something like:
Just took the personality test on Twitter <link> #personality test
There certainly seem to have been plenty of Twitter users posting up this message in the last few hours, so what’s behind it?
Well, if you click on the link you get taken to a website called Intelligent Elite, which describes itself as “a platform that allows intelligent people to find intelligent friends, intelligent love, and intelligent business partners” and claims to be connected with Mensa.
Of course, you may not be interested in searching for new love with a brainiac. But, in short, the site lures you in via a personality test – with the intention of signing you up to become a member. Hmm – remind…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.