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Orkut virus/worm on the loose

/pd [PersonRank 10]

Wednesday, December 19, 2007
13 years ago2,058 views

An Orkut based virus/worm appears to be on the loose, it propagates by posting notes on people’s scrapbook

blogs.securiteam.com/index.php ...

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20071 ...

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

More references:

Worm on Google's Orkut
f-secure.com/weblog/archives/0 ...

Security Reminder
en.blog.orkut.com/2007/12/secu ...

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

<< The orkut team responded quickly, and worked late into the night to fix the underlying issue and contain the spread of these scraps.

We believe that this action has been effectively stopped and you should no longer receive any more of these unintended messages. >>

en.blog.orkut.com/2007/12/secu ...

Looks like the worm was stopped and things should be back to normal with the scraps feature.

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Same Orkut Blog reference, but thanks for sharing the recent information.

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