Twitter users are under threat from a new phishing scam that the social network has identified over the weekend.

Twitter's officual Trust & Safety account has issued a number of warnings to users warning them not to enter their passwords if they receive a particular message.
The message reads: "LOL is this you" and should be ignored.
Twitter urges users who may have fallen for the scam to check the ststus of their accounts, which may have been taken over by the scammers.