Twitter attacked by phishing scam

Twitter has announced that it is the victim of a phishing scam. The scam is attempting to steal peoples username and passwords by sending them a DirectMessage with a link to a fake site. The scam seems to be of similar calibre to the attack that was recently seen on Facebook accounts, with ‘funny video of you’ or similar in the message. Read more on the official twitter blog – http://blog.twitter.com/2009/01/gone-phishing.html