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March 29, 2014, 04:00:43 PM
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Followers of https://twitter.com/blockchain = 26.9K [Real]

Followers of https://twitter.com/biockchain = 69.8K [Fake]

Here is the heads up from Andreas M Antonopoulos (@aantonop)

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Fake @Blockchain Twitter account is BACK. Twitter has not responded to 4 requests to block the impersonating account.

Source: https://twitter.com/aantonop/status/449767712781123584

...be careful.




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March 29, 2014, 04:07:47 PM
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I love how the fake one has over double followers.

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March 29, 2014, 04:36:28 PM
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Wow, be careful of the phishing sites

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March 29, 2014, 04:59:30 PM
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We are witnessing repetitive attempts of scam surrounding blockchain.info

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March 30, 2014, 05:02:25 PM
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Haha the fake one has over double followers! Hard times
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March 30, 2014, 09:01:41 PM
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Haha the fake one has over double followers! Hard times

As I can see, the fake one is now suspended.

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March 31, 2014, 07:37:09 AM
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It is suspended now. I wonder how he get those followers.
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March 31, 2014, 08:37:04 AM
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lol i already think the fake is one is real because have many followers
thanks god theay are now suspended

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March 31, 2014, 10:20:20 AM
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It is suspended now. I wonder how he get those followers.

Probably bought them. There are people on these forums that sell followers and retweets etc.

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March 31, 2014, 11:35:21 AM
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It is suspended now. I wonder how he get those followers.

Probably bough them. There are people on these forums that sell followers and retweets etc.
yup exactly
there a some people who can raise follower even to 10K in just few days
just be careful with phising attemps

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March 31, 2014, 11:43:14 AM
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Thanks for the warning  Smiley

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March 31, 2014, 11:46:49 AM
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It is suspended now. I wonder how he get those followers.

Probably bough them. There are people on these forums that sell followers and retweets etc.
yup exactly
there a some people who can raise follower even to 10K in just few days
just be careful with phising attemps
they can achieve 10k  followers in the blink of an eye. there are a lot of services like that.

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March 31, 2014, 12:01:08 PM
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It is suspended now. I wonder how he get those followers.

Probably bough them. There are people on these forums that sell followers and retweets etc.
yup exactly
there a some people who can raise follower even to 10K in just few days
just be careful with phising attemps
they can achieve 10k  followers in the blink of an eye. there are a lot of services like that.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=507408

That guy sells 5k followers for $10.

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March 31, 2014, 02:47:54 PM
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It is suspended now. I wonder how he get those followers.

Probably bough them. There are people on these forums that sell followers and retweets etc.
yup exactly
there a some people who can raise follower even to 10K in just few days
just be careful with phising attemps
they can achieve 10k  followers in the blink of an eye. there are a lot of services like that.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=507408

That guy sells 5k followers for $10.

So, the whole attack costs just about $100, or even lower if he got some bulk order discount...


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March 31, 2014, 02:49:41 PM
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It is suspended now. I wonder how he get those followers.

Probably bough them. There are people on these forums that sell followers and retweets etc.
yup exactly
there a some people who can raise follower even to 10K in just few days
just be careful with phising attemps
they can achieve 10k  followers in the blink of an eye. there are a lot of services like that.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=507408

That guy sells 5k followers for $10.

So, the whole attack costs just about $100, or even lower if he got some bulk order discount...

I wonder if they made their money back?

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March 31, 2014, 02:51:49 PM
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It is suspended now. I wonder how he get those followers.

Probably bough them. There are people on these forums that sell followers and retweets etc.
yup exactly
there a some people who can raise follower even to 10K in just few days
just be careful with phising attemps
they can achieve 10k  followers in the blink of an eye. there are a lot of services like that.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=507408

That guy sells 5k followers for $10.

So, the whole attack costs just about $100, or even lower if he got some bulk order discount...

I wonder if they made their money back?

Just see how many blockchain.info account thefts are reported every week. If they can pocket a part of it, it is far more than $100.

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March 31, 2014, 03:35:00 PM
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It is suspended now. I wonder how he get those followers.

Probably bough them. There are people on these forums that sell followers and retweets etc.
yup exactly
there a some people who can raise follower even to 10K in just few days
just be careful with phising attemps
they can achieve 10k  followers in the blink of an eye. there are a lot of services like that.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=507408

That guy sells 5k followers for $10.

So, the whole attack costs just about $100, or even lower if he got some bulk order discount...

I wonder if they made their money back?

Just see how many blockchain.info account thefts are reported every week. If they can pocket a part of it, it is far more than $100.

The people behind the Twitter account might not've been behind any successful hacks though.

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March 31, 2014, 04:11:33 PM
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The people behind the Twitter account might not've been behind any successful hacks though.

Yep, who would share their account information via twitter anyway?

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March 31, 2014, 04:14:26 PM
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The people behind the Twitter account might not've been behind any successful hacks though.

Yep, who would share their account information via twitter anyway?

You'd be surprised. If someone tweets them asking for help they could sucker them into messaging them their account and password etc or linking to a phishing site.

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April 01, 2014, 04:42:10 PM
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The people behind the Twitter account might not've been behind any successful hacks though.

Yep, who would share their account information via twitter anyway?

You'd be surprised. If someone tweets them asking for help they could sucker them into messaging them their account and password etc or linking to a phishing site.

Exactly ...and probably they have done a lot of damage through DM.

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