I’m usually a good sport about phishing scams, but a death threat via Twitter private message goes too far. When you follow lots of people on Twitter, you’re bound to find a few, well, out there. I should probably report this one. Pro tip – if you want to extort money from somebody, come up with something more creative than a fake death threat. I give this one an F. It’s just creepy.
For more phishing samples, see my phish collection.
Twitter responded about five hours after I reported it.
How does it feel to be so important that you get this kind of attention?
LOL – it’s almost as good as finding my name in the phone book. Sorry for taking almost a month to reply. I just now noticed this.