750 Twitterers had their accounts hacked this weekend. The users who
were affected found that their account had been used to drive traffic
to pornographic content with a tweet posted by the hackers including a
link to a purported web cam chat that leads instead to a porn gateway.
Graham Cluley blogged http://www.sophos.com/blog
The messages which say
[[so it turns out that I can’t put the text here because it could be
considered abusive. it says something about a young girl]]
people. You shouldn’t be clicking on a link like that in the first
place. I’m not making any judgments about the content people browse.
All I’m saying is that, just like in the real world, you should try to
stay out of bad neighborhoods. Bad things sort of end up being
clustered. I don’t know why. It just happens that way.