As Twitter continues to secure its footing in the social network spectrum, it continues to be complemented by an ongoing deluge of spam and malware, intent on tapping into - and duping - the social network's 200 million plus users.
Tanya Shafir, a researcher at the security firm Trusteer recently discovered a new type of new malware being used by cybercriminals to infect otherwise legitimate Twitter accounts.
According to a post by Director of Product Marketing Dana Tamir on the company's blog today, the malware is "an active configuration of TorRAT" and is spreading via man-in-the-browser attacks.
Continued : http://threatpost.com/new-malware-targeting-the-dutch-through-twitter/
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