Beware the Twitter Worm Spruiking Acai!

Just a general warning for those of you using Twitter.

It seems that there is a worm that is compromising Twitter accounts by enticing people to click on a link regarding “acainews”. News about how the exploit itself is still fairly thin on the ground but it has been noted that accounts belonging to users who have clicked on the links in question have had their accounts hijacked to further propagate the worm.

Needless to say, you should be wary about clicking links sent to you via Twitter (or any channel such as e-mail) especially those from people you don’t know or perhaps seem out of character. However, if you have been affected (which you can check by looking at your Twitter stream) you can reset your password which should mitigate the immediate problem and return control of your account back to you.

So keep your wits about you!

1 comment

    • Amber on December 14, 2010 at 21:29
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    Thank you Boyd for taking the time. Hope all is good….:o)

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