back to article Twitter typosquatting site preys on gullible

Miscreants have launched an aggressive phishing attack that aims to dupe the unwary into handing over their login credentials for the microblogging service. Dubious accounts are being used to seed the tvviter.com phishing campaign, which starts when followers of a targeted subscriber post a message in the form "check this guy …

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Oh dear...

...what a shame. Nevermind.

It just puzzles me why the phishers have bothered.

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Ahhhh

Watch all the twits as they twitter on and on and on and on........

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What? I could lose control of my twitter account?

Well, that's my life over then.

Aren't there services more worth the effort of hacking than Twitter?

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Twitter

I havent tried out twitter yet

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Man, Twitter are useless

As a quick fix can't they just block all links to tVVitter.com? TinyURL and similar services are easy to query to see the forwarded URL.

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