Twitter Sexy Profile Pics

How the scam works:

Never open a Twitter mention notification (of you) coming from somebody who has a very sexy woman as a profile picture. Since Twitter doesn’t allow users to send direct messages to somebody who is not following them, the scammers tag you in their spamming posts, in order to get your attention. The posts contain a link which, when opened, sends you to a porn site or Russian bride page, and downloads a virus.

How to avoid:

Don’t click on the link, just go straight to Twitter’s report page and report the scammer. Prior to that, click on the scammer’s username: you’ll notice that she (he) has 0 followers, but 300 tweets.

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