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Twitter has been struck by a virally spreading worm that attempts to make money by scamming users into filling out surveys and viewing advertisements. The rogue Twitter app is known as Profile Spy and gets installed by people who are tricked into believing it can tell them who has been viewing their online microposts. “Wow! …


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  1. Ian McNee

    And in shock news...

    ...insecure (anti-)social network obsessives pWn3d by their own desire for Respect & Love 2.0 (tm)

  2. Winkypop Silver badge

    Revoke access...


    ...go to Profile > Edit your profile > Connections and click the button that says "Delete my account"

  3. Anonymous Coward


    Damn, and I thought someone had finally written a 140byte virus...

    oh well.

  4. Robert E A Harvey
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    Am I allowed to burst out laughing yet?

  5. Arctic fox

    Modern mobile communication, one of the most extraordinary..........

    .............of human history's technological achievements and what do millions use it for? Arsebook and Shitter. It makes you want to cry.

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