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Submission + - Linux tool brings brains to Twitter spear-phishing (

mask.of.sanity writes: A security researcher has released an automated tool designed to launch sophisticated and targeted spear-phishing attacks over Twitter.

Hypertwish via a GUI compiled and issued tweets based on trust and generative grammar, issued shortened URLs designed to track victims, and exploited relationships between followers to build legitimacy.

Download the free Linux tool here.

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Linux tool brings brains to Twitter spear-phishing

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