New Worm Takes Twitter Users For a Ride
InternetNews.com, By Larry Barrett
Twitter fans have a new malware campaign to worry about this week after security researchers at Kaspersky Lab identified a new scareware come-on.
Twitter users have become accustomed to a variety of spam and malware scams permeating the microblogging service yet thousands of tweeters still continue to fall victim to some of the more obvious ruses.
As eSecurity Planet reports, a new worm circulating throughout the Twittersphere uses a URL shortening service to redirect victims through a number of sites before landing at a fake antivirus software page.