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 by Tara Seals



A rapidly swelling botnet of Twitter accounts advertising “adult dating”-themed scam websites has at least 80,000 nodes to date – and only half of them have been caught and restricted by Twitter.

The botnet is likely a resurgence of a previous porn-bot, which sported the SFW moniker “Pr0nbot” and was uncovered by F-Secure researcher Andy Patel in March. In the course of querying Twitter accounts for specific automated patterns, he found just over 22,000 Twitter bots in on the action, marketing a service dubbed “Dirty Tinder.”

full article here:https://threatpost.com/pr0nbot-is-back-and-evading-twitter-censors/131720/
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