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Fake Twitter website

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Fake Twitter website

The website was designed to steal your Twitter user name and password, by impersonating TWITTER.COM. This website is located in China and was registered less than two months ago. Links to this malicious website are being sent in text messages, emails, Facebook and Twitter posts. Do not enter your Twitter username and password on this website because it will be sent to the scammers who created this website.

This is how looks

Fake twitter website

The website looks exactly like, because the scammers aim is to trick persons into believing that they are on

You may receive short messages like the following, with links to this malicious website:

"Did you see this tweet of you? (Link to the website)"
“Funny picture of you"

This domain name, was registered less than two months and is only registered for the minimum period of one year.

Domain Name..........
Creation Date........ 2013-03-21 09:39:01
Registration Date.... 2013-03-21 09:39:01
Expiry Date.......... 2014-03-21 09:39:01
Organisation Name.... zheng shi
Organisation Address. Shang hai City

Legitimate websites do not register their domain names for a minimum of year, scammers usually do this. They do it because they know that they will be discovered soon, so it doesn't make sense registering the domain name for than a year.

If you look at the registration information for the legitimate website, you will notice that their domain name is registered for more than 5 years.

Domain Name..........
Creation Date........ 2000-01-22
Registration Date.... 2011-08-31
Expiry Date.......... 2019-01-22

I got this information, which is called "Whois", at this website

Before you enter your Twitter username and password, please look at your browser's address bar and ensure that it says:

browser address bar


browser address bar

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