Hacked accounts on Twitter are send direct messages to users and stealing their login information. The scam is being accomplished with the use of a worm that uses a link, and a phishing scam to accomplish the evil deed.
Above is a screen shot of the direct message that entices people to click the link.
DO NOT CLICK THE LINK. The link take you to a fake Twitter login page where the hackers steal your login information. Once the hackers have your information they use your account to send out direct messages to all your Twitter friends.
If you see a message like the one above delete it. If you can’t login reset your password, and inform Twitter support.
This isn’t the first worm to hit Twitter. They are currently working to resolve this threat.
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