A spammer hijacked hundreds or thousands of Twitter accounts earlier today in order to send the following message: “Think your lover is cheating? Use this to read their txt msgswithout them knowing.”
Here are a few examples. Warning: Do not click on the link.
Think your lover is cheating? Use this to read their txt msgs without them knowing http://t.co/BBw65IwX
— dc (@dwcbubba) September 24, 2012
People are noticing:
Okay, I think I fixed it. Stupid spammers. Sorry, everybody. If you're ever curious about who unfollowed you, keep it that way.
— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) September 24, 2012
sorry to anyone that got spam messages from me my twitter was hacked.
— Collin Luetkemeyer (@Luke_T_Meyer) September 24, 2012
Oh sorry for the oh sorry. I believe I've been hacked.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) September 24, 2012
my twitter apparently has been hacked i apologize for ne spam
— Taylor Made (@Taylor_Made88) September 24, 2012
ONCE AGAIN, MY ACCOUNT GOT HACKED! IF YOU CLICKED ON THE VIDEO YOU GOT FROM ME VIA DM, CHECK YOUR COMPUTER FOR SPAM! SORRY BABES! LOVE YOU!
— Ella (@ella_nyc) September 24, 2012
This appears to be a significant security breach. If you think your account has been compromised, read this.