There were more victims (and will be). Read this Mashable article written couple of days ago:
"It seems hundreds of Twitter accounts have started to Tweet out “weight loss” product spam today.
Specifically, users who have had their accounts hijacked are Tweeting the message “I lost 20 lbs in 2 weeks!” and links to diet sites. Our source counts over 200 rogue tweets so far tonight."
Susie had to suffer more. Her email account was hacked.
"I actually had made it easy for The Hacker to do his dirty deeds - I went the lazy and careless route and hadn't changed my passwords for quite a while and actually used the same password for many of my accounts, just to make it easier for myself - which actually made it a lot easier for The Hacker.
So recommendation #1 is change your passwords frequently and don't use the same password for your accounts."
Hey, before you go - when did you change your password?
Your password is NOT your birthday or any easy combination to guess? Good! You're
Remember: if you get an email or tweet which is not like you're used to get from your contact do NOT open the link.
Ask your contact first if she/he has sent you a message before you open suspicious mail/tweet.