Posted by: Margaret Rouse
microblogging, Security, Social networking, Twitter
|I have a feeling we’ll start seeing phishers adding Twitter to their stable of targets in 2009. That’s unfortunate, because it almost certainly means we’ll be hearing the term “twishing” being bandied about this year.
Brian Krebs, Phishers Now Twittering Their Scams
Is it a right of passage — a sign that Twitter is now deemed valuable enough that bad guys want to expolit it?
More likely it’s just a sign that Twitter needs to pay more attention to security. Businesses have been embracing Twitter lately. I wonder if this week’s breaches will cool the love affair? I’m guessing yes. Look for “enterprise ready” versions of the service coming to a firewall near you.