Virus Spreading Via Twitter Posted on January 21, 2011 by Super Virus spreading through Twitter A is spreading around Twitter. There is a link that, if you click on it, will attempt to infect your computer. As usual, avoid clicking on any links in email or on any social networking site like Facebook and Twitter. A good way to check a link it to first look closely at it to make sure it is spelled correctly. In this particular case, it spells Google as ‘goo.gl’. Another good thing to do is hold your mouse pointer over the link. A little pop-up will come up and show you where that link really goes. If where it goes looks suspicious, or it doesn’t seem to go where you think it should, don’t click on it.