Over 2,500 Twitter accounts were compromised to post links to adult dating and sex personals.

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More than 2,500 Twitter accounts have been compromised to tweet links to websites specializing in adult dating and sex personals. The attackers also changed the profile photo, biography, and full name of the accounts to promote these sites. It’s likely that the attackers earned money by redirecting users to these sites through affiliate programs.

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Source: Symantec