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Twitter Spam with #MH17 Could Lead to Malicious Pages

19
Jul
2014

A flurry of tweets with the hashtag #MH17, referring to the recent Malaysian aviation tragedy, have been discovered to be nothing but a lure to unsuspecting users to land on malware-delivering web pages.

Crooks are quick to gain advantages from any sort of event in order to promote malicious links that generally lead to compromising computers and loss of financial details.

According to Trend Micro, some Twitter messages written in Indonesian and using the aforementioned hashtag, contain sho…

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