The verification of somebody’s account on Twitter is a pretty big deal as you as an user cannot do anything about it. It is only if you are recognizable by thousands of people that Twitter verifies your account.
The chance to get a verified account on Twitter can seem very tempting and that is how somebody operating Twitter account ‘Verified6379’ is scamming people into divulging their payment details.
The user which claims to be an ‘Official Verification Page’ of Twitter redirects you using a shortened Goo.gl URL and lands you on a page that looks like twitter.
The page then demands secure information like username, password, credit card numbers and others to verify your account.
The URL has seen over 18,000 hits over the last month.