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New Twitter worm - Redirects Google to push fake anti-virus attacks

Please avoid suspicious Tweets and especially URLs that may be potentially malicious

New Twitter worm - Redirects Google to push fake anti-virus attacks
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/twitter-worm-hits-googl-redirects-to-fake-anti-virus/7938

QUOTE:  A fast-moving Twitter worm is in circulation, using Google redirection service to push unsuspecting users to a notorious scareware (fake anti-virus) malware campaign. At 8:45 a.m EST today, this Twitter search shows thousands of Twitter messages continuing to spread the worm.