Twitter spammers sending out malware via random replies

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Twitter’s spam accounts, which nearly everyone who knows Twitter knows about, are gradually turning more threatening. With URL shorteners compressing links more and more, the possibility of users clicking on a harmful link is all the more.

Twitter Spam Bots Messages and Replies
Twitter Spam Bots Messages and Replies

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Also, many of the links they keep on sharing consists of sites loaded with heavy malicious JavaScript, which often transfers heavy payloads to it’s users. So Twitter, as defined by it’s own class, surely needs to find a way to beat the spammers.

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