Russian Twitter swept viral spam Cell phones
Russian-speaking segment of the microblogging service Twitter was flooded by a wave of spam containing links to malicious resources. In each such account to download any file on the following link: distribution of the game Lineage II to audio books and documents, in particular, certain "guidelines airlines of Russia". Representatives of the carrier were in his microblog with a warning about the dangers of downloading such files. To malicious links bots attach several popular hashtags such as "#Russia", "#news", "#Internet and#Moscow". Hashtags are used in Twitter to search for thematic messages, but now under a standard user account with these words several times smaller than the spam messages. Started a wave of spam at least the morning of January 25. Then the bloggers noted that on the eve of the meeting of Dmitry Medvedev with students of Moscow state University on Twitter have lots of spam messages with the hashtag "#pathetic", which is frequently used in critical towards the President records. Opposition blogger Alexei Navalny suggested that wave of spam is an attempt to "overcome" the hashtag. Previously, a similar reaction was noted and other "opposition" hashtags. the time of this writing, is published several dozen spam messages per minute with the hashtag "#pathetic". Russian hashtags appeared on Twitter in the summer of 2011..