Huge Twitter spam campaign for fake antivirus discovered
Kasperksy today discovered a new spam campaign on Twitter pushing fake antivirus software. Since it is still ongoing, the numbers for it are likely much higher than what the security firm first reported: 540 compromised Twitter accounts sent out 4148 tweets, linking to a total of 44 unique domains (most of them hosted on .tk and .tw1.su).
A quick search on Twitter shows that the scam is still rampant. Here are a handful of tweets I saw while writing this article, to give you an idea of what the spam looks like: