Pinterest a Social networking site: Users of Pinterest reported that their account have been flooded with weight loss adds and butt pics. Spamming and phishing on social media are increasing in the recent days. Multiple Pinterest users are reporting that their accounts are filled with spam posts. If you noticed a suspicious pins on your friend’s don’t click it.
Pinterest has 50+ Million users and 25+ Billion pins, because of its popularity the network is more susceptible to attack. Hackers mostly use third party app to attack the users, that will automatically post contents on users page. And inserting malicious code in “pin this” website widgets.
To keep you away from phishing and spams, be aware of when you tried to access third party apps or when “Pin it” from other sites.
— hermioneway (@hermioneway) March 28, 2014