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Twitter used for Rogueware Distribution

Postby TeMerc » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:33 pm

Cyber criminals are using social media more frequently to distribute their malicious creations. Pft! As if Blackhat SEO, fake advertisements, and hacked websites weren’t enough?!

Today we’ll take a look at a Rogueware campaign using Twitter for distribution. Several fake profiles (and compromised ones too) started tweeting “a very good antivirus” followed by a shortened link.
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