Beware the bogus 'TimeSpentHere' Twitter app

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  1. sobore
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    A new rogue app is spreading on Twitter that purports to tell you how much time you have spent using the microblogging site, but instead tricks you into spreading the scam and appears to harvest e-mail addresses from victims, Sophos said today.
    A typical message says: "WOW --> I have spent 38.1 hours on Twitter! See how much you have: [LINK]," according to a Sophos blog post on the scam.


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    How about a TimeSpentHere app for MP, though? ;)
     
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