Nov 25, 2008

MySpace virus

Social networks are fast becoming a security hazard. Yet another virus, this time on MySpace. We expect anti virus vendors to add detection for it over the following 24 hours.

How the malware spreads is not clear as of yet, but the screen-shot below shows an example of how a popup windows shows up and asks you to download an XP update when you visit an affected profile page.

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6 Comments

  • [...] original post here: MySpace virus Tags: full-anti-virus, kaspersky-virus, remove-specific, virus-removal virus detection by Darren [...]

  • Social Networks are full of threats. My friend got a nasty one that took out his dual core processor. I hate viruses.

  • Your topic The Reimage Blog » Blog Archive » MySpace virus is pretty interesting. I like when I come across good info.

  • nice read! thanks, from the uk

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