Posts Tagged ‘Phish’

Twitter is not charging in October, there is no petition, you’re being phished

Published by pratyushkp on August 19th, 2011 - in Social, Technology

Another scam to steal Twitter users credentials is making the rounds today. The tweets being sent out read “Twitter might start to charge in October, sign this petition to keep the service free! -URL-.”

Fake Facebook Security Team phishes passwords from users

Published by pratyushkp on July 4th, 2011 - in Social, Technology

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Post from Sophosh by Graham Cluley.

A number of Facebook users have reported to us receiving mysterious messages, seemingly from Facebook’s security team, telling them that their accounts have been suspended.

The spam messages, however, are not legitimate.

In reality they have been sent out by fraudsters posing as Facebook’s real security team, with the intention of phishing credentials from unsuspecting users.

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