Posted by: macintoshsisters | December 5, 2006

New Apple QuickTime worm rapidly spreading through MySpace

The fast-spreading attack took hold over the weekend and could be affecting as many as one in three of the social networking site’s more than 130 million users, said Chris Boyd, director of malware research at FaceTime Communications.

“It’s quite a nasty one,” he told SCMagazine.com. “It’s all over the place. You’ve just got to visit a (profile) page with a QuickTime movie on it. It is tempting to advise people to just not use MySpace until they fix it. There’s an extremely high probability you will get hijacked by it.”

Full article at SCMagazine

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