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It is not uncommon to see social media accounts, specifically Twitter accounts, directing users to malicious sites such as the ones hosting Android.Opfake, an issue we blogged about last year. Recently, we discovered that the accounts of innocent users were being compromised to tweet these types of malicious links to their followers.   Figure 1. […]

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Another scam site is offering to increase a user’s Instagram followers. Unlike previous attacks, however, these sites require payment – with the amount depending on the number of followers you prefer.Figure 1. Pricelist for Instagram followersDespite the site’s liberal use of the Instagram logo, it has nothing to do with the service. It has a […]

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In late January of this year, Twitter released Vine, a social video-sharing service that it acquired in late 2012. Initially launched on iOS, Vine has similar characteristics to Twitter as videos are intentionally short (users are only allowed six seconds) and to the point. Earlier this month, an Android version of Vine was released and […]

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