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Poor beseiged Twitter users were hit by a new series of attacks on Friday. Subscribers to the popular micro-blogging site received malicious messages from compromised accounts inviting them to visit a pornographic website. The messages, which posed as tweets, tried to tempt users into visiting a site called …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
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    No vaginas with razor sharp teeth this time?

    Twitter is getting even more boring than it already was, even with users stupid enough to get phished.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    It's also

    Being Spammed over at deviantart too.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton


    Surely any suggestion that Britney's vag is wider than a foot or so is simply slander?

  4. Mike Flugennock
    Paris Hilton

    @ AC 12:36gmt re: Britney

    Actually, I was rather surprised to find out that Britney's kootch _wasn't_ four feet wide, and had no teeth.

    Paris, because the Twitter spammers may have had hers confused with Britney's.

  5. DutchOven


    You guys at the register missed the obvious title: "Twits invited to view Twats"

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Malicious messages?

    These t(w)eets are relevant to my interests!

    Also, damn about time.

    Anon, obviously. Only Sarah may know.

  7. Steve

    They need to stop using...

    ...those stupid tinyurl links, those are phishers delight those are!

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  10. Nicholas Ettel
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    Security Gnomes

    "It's unclear how the compromised accounts were hacked in the first place. Twitter's security gnomes are investigating the attack."

    Ahhh so Twitter's security involes imaginary creatures and "magic," then, eh? Sounds about right for such a twatterific waste-of-time website.

  11. Steve Roper
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    That spamvertised website...

    contains two words: "webcam" and "free" which, when occurring in proximity to each other in an email, cause my spam filter to automatically reject it. Gotta love Bayesian analysis!

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