Tweets and Direct Messages (DM) containing phases such as "This you??" or "LOL is this you" are linking victims towards a Twitter login phishing page. If the bait is taken and victim enters their password, Twitter's infamous "fail whale" is displayed and the user is returned to their account. They might not even realize that their account details have been compromised.
Phishing attacks directed against Twitter are not new. But what's the point?
Peers within a social network have a greater level of trust amongst themselves.
And so why the recent attacks?
We think it could have something to do with some of the recent search engine deals that have been made.