New Fake TweetDeck Update – Beware of Spreading Malware

Many TweetDeck users have awaken to an unfortunate surprise this morning when trying to launch the application. What is the unfortunate surprise you ask? “It did not work!” Twitter has recently implemented major changes to how other applications access your Twitter account and hackers have taken the opportunity by implementing a malware since they know millions of Twitter users will be looking for the new updates. The fake Tweetdeck update that is actually a Trojan virus. A Trojan virus is malware that appears to perform a desirable function for the user but instead facilitates unauthorized access of the user's computer system.