Ars Technica: I’m a security reporter and got fooled by a blatant phish

Ars Technica: I’m a security reporter and got fooled by a blatant phish . “I also have long held the belief that phishers aren’t all that bright, else they’d rely on more technical means of breaching a target’s security. That gave me a sense of invincibility. The person behind the DM almost certainly relied on a script that either monitored new Twitter verifications or my timeline and swooped in almost immediately after the verification went into effect, probably with the use of an automated script. In retrospect, that’s an obvious thing for a phisher to do, but it hadn’t occurred to me before that someone would be this determined and resourceful.”

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