Thursday, February 4, 2010

Twitter hit by phishing attempt

The microblogging social website Twitter was hit Tuesday by a phishing attack which is supoosed to steal and gather the users login information; therefore it is recommandable for those who use Twitter to change the possword as soon as possible. The Twitter managing team re-set the password of a certain number of users as a consequence of the attack. Biz Stone, one of the social site co-founder warned in January that a couple of websites will try to masquerade as Twitter in order to gain users' sensitive information. As an example one of the scam URL you might receive will look like: (do not log on). The original and safe address is the well-known .


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