We have received multiple reports that a new, convincing, and dangerous worm and phishing scam is making the rounds on Twitter. Hacked accounts are sending DMs to users and stealing their login information. In fact, one of our own has received one of these direct messages. Unsuspecting users are receiving DMs with the following text: If you get this DM, DO NOT VISIT THE LINK.

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