Holy Kaw! There’s a Lot of Porn on Twitter

I’ve been really annoyed lately at how many hackers are on Twitter lately. Every day, as new followers hop on board my account, I think, “Great! Here are more people who want to strike up conversations with me and make an effort to get along in this social media playground.”

Nah. It seems like one out of 10 or so are what I call “Porn Tweets,” hackers who just want to lure me to their illicit websites so they can into hack into my computer. The POTUS became a victim. So did Britney Spears.

Apparently, we’re not the only ones targeted. Former Apple Macintosh evangelist Guy Kawasaki was hit Tuesday. The managing director of Garage Technology Ventures, whose followers on Twitter are approaching 150,000 in number, is considered one of the more high-profile users of the micro-blogging site to get hit with the Trojan Horse on Tuesday.

PC World has more of the story.

Kawasaki has taken the hack in stride, however. And he has continued to tweet uniterrupted. As he was traveling, he just checked into a hotel, and he even made light of his dirty room with a Twitpic.

Kawasaki also tweeted: “Sex tape link, empty post, dirty room for $239/day, it’s been a tough day!

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