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Scams surfacing on Twitter, Facebook

Twitter users warned about direct messages that said: "I make money online with google. i learned how here [link]." Facebook users were getting a bogus link from a friend.
Written by Elinor Mills, Contributor on
Twitter and Facebook users were getting hit with scams on Monday. Twitter users warned about direct messages that said: "I make money online with google. i learned how here [link]." According to Twitter users, the link leads to a phishing page and is likely being generated by a virus. On Facebook, people were seeing messages from friends that said: "just take a look at it and read it over and try it if you want [link]." The link goes to a site that appears to be hosting malware. Accounts that are generating the messages are likely compromised and the owners should change their passwords immediately.

For more, read "Scams surfacing on Twitter, Facebook" on CNET News.

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