The Tipping Point Blog Archive 2012
A malicious piece of software has infected a number of Twitter profiles of political players and journalists in Maine.
The worm operates by infecting one account, then sending direct messages to others who are following that profile. If a user clicks on the link in the message, they're taken to a page on the domain "tivvitter.com" (with two "v"s replacing the usual "w" in the name) and asked to log in to their account.
Leif Parsell, the State House reporter for the conservative Maine Heritage Policy Center's new Website, The Maine Wire, has apparently left a long online trail of statements advocating for the superiority of people of "European descent" and against diversity, immigration and the intermingling of people of different races.