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BEWARE twitter virus/spam around You look different in this photo.

(awaiting your comments on this, we think its a virus/spam thing )
You are to receive a message from at least on of your friends saying “You look different in this photo. http://t.co/NglQQu1” and if you click this shortened link, you are driven to a website that look precisely like twitter’s home/login page but its not!


"You look different in this photo. http://t.co/NglQQu1" will drive you to this twitter clone
Now this site has extreme similarities to twitter but its not twitter. Some things you will notice are :
  1. the address is http://spamchecksys.com/twitter/login/sessions/ which is not even a twitter sub-domaincurious…
  2. the user avatars on the bottom are static whereas in the “real” twitter are randomly changing over time…
  3. If you search for something you are driven to http://spamchecksys.com/?q=something#!/search which gives a “Forbidden You don’t have permission to access / on this server.” message… this does not happen in the real twitter of course
  4. If you are already logged into twitter, you are not logged into this page, so its not a twitter-attached service
If you input your login data to this page, all of your friends will receive a similar message to the one you got and if they click it and login then their friends will get one as well e.t.c. thus the “thing” will spread.
Solution, once you get a message like this and even if you click the link, DO NOT enter your login data. You have already logged into twitter to get this message or received it by mail. This site is not twitter people. Even if you entered your data, immediately change your twitter password and de-authorize all applications you do not know about.
Here are some screenshots of twitter and this “other” page after one load and one refresh each :

The first load of the twitter main page, not logged in

The "other" page after first load, not logged in
And here are the screenshots after a reload ( F5 ) :

The twitter main page after one refresh ( F5 ), take a look at the bottom avatars bar

The "other" page after one refresh ( F5 ), compare bottom avatars bar to the real twitter page
Also try to click on the latest tweets link on the “other” page to get some “curious” errors you do not get on twitter…

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